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Obituaries: Melissa Lynn Compton


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Melissa Lynn Compton, 18, of Senecaville passed away Sunday (January 26, 2014) at SEORMC.

She was born July 17, 1995 in Cambridge and was the daughter of Leslie (Matt Foust) Lanning of Senecaville and Steven (Angie) Compton of Cambridge.

Melissa was a Senior at Meadowbrook High School and was attending Mid-East Ohio Career Center in the Health Technician program. She was a member of the MHS band where she was a percussionist and was a member of the "Pit" percussion section in the marching band. Melissa will be dearly missed by all of her bandmates. She was also a member of SADD, 4-H Rough and Rowdy Mix Up and the Anti Bullying program at MHS. She loved animals, they were her life. Also, she enjoyed taking care of her brother, nieces and nephews whom she affectionately called her "babies". To her family, Melissa's nickname was "Pooh Bear".

Preceding her in death were her Paternal grandfather Donald Compton, Maternal grandparents Larry Lanning & Loretta Lanning, and Aunt Melissa Wheeler.

In addition to her parents and step-parents she is survived by Paternal grandmother Mary Ann Compton of Caldwell; Grandmother Joan Lanning of Byesville; six brothers, Korey Compton and Arizona Compton both of Senecaville, Ryan Saffel of Arizona, Trevor Compton of Cambridge ,Christopher Foust of Waynesfield, and Tyler Kunkle of Cambridge; two sisters, Darian Kunkle of Cambridge and Kimberly Jarvis of Byesville; several nieces and nephews; Fiancé Kyle Warehime of Senecaville whom she was to marry this summer.

Calling hours will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.black-eppersonfuneralhomes.com
Friday from 2-7 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home
11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home
Greenwood Cemetery
Black-Epperson Funeral Home - Byesville

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