Virginia Ann Compton

August 17, 1925March 19, 2018

Virginia Ann “Ginny” (Coxen) Compton, 92, of Greenwood, IN passed away March 19, 2018. She was born August 17, 1925 in Indianapolis to the late Blanton and Helen (Spahr) Coxen. She graduated from Shortridge High School and received a B.A. Degree from Butler University. While at Butler she met her husband and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She was a Homemaker and had been a tutor at Acton Elementary School for 10 years. She was a member of Acton United Methodist Church, the Franklin Township Historical Society and a member of the Heritage Foundation at Butler. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Leroy Z. “Dee” Compton, her son Ted Compton and a sister Carolyn Duvall.

Virginia is survived by her sons, James (Laurie), and Charles (Sheila); daughters, Anita Hubley (Jeff) and Nancy Compton; grandchildren, Wesley Compton, Laura Compton, Carin Brogan (Anthony), Andrew and Anna Hubley; and 3 great-grandchildren, Alex and Isabella Brogan and Emmett Compton; her sister Joan Nichols and brother-in-law, Leslie Duvall.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at Acton United Methodist Church, 5650 Senour Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46239 with visitation from 12:00 p.m. until service time. Burial will be in Acton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview Heritage Society at Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208, The Franklin Twp. Historical Society, P.O. Box 39015, Indianapolis, IN 46239 or Action United Methodist Church, 5650 Senour Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46239.


  • Visitation Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Carol Sutherland

April 5, 2018

I was blessed with the privilege of living next door to the Comptons for over 20 years. We met them about the same time we became parents. What wise loving role models they were in every area--parents, in-laws, grandparents, aunt, uncles, friends, Christians, teachers, coaches and neighbors. They knew how to do it all!

I offer my prayers for Ginny's family. What a loss but what a joy knowing she is with Jesus. She was loved by many and will be sorely missed.

Rest in peace Ginny.

Chuck Compton

March 26, 2018

She was the perfect mom. I wouldn’t have changed anything about her.

Christi Clore

March 24, 2018

My sister, Laurie Compton, loved Ginny so much. My brother-in-law, Ginny's son Jim, is such a warm funny guy, it's not hard to understand what Ginny was all about.

God bless Ginny.

“Big” Chuck Thompson

March 21, 2018

Ginny was a wonderful person who was a next door neighbor while I was growing up and a good friend. I had the opportunity to fall under the influence of Ginny and Dee and they impacted positively on my life. Because of Ginny and Dee I went to Butler, became a teacher and coach, went into administration and stayed in contact with Ginny and Dee throughout their lives, always benefiting and being inspired by our contacts.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time of loss. Ginny lived a good life and helped many along the way. She will be missed but leaves a fine legacy with her family.

Chuck and Carol Lee Thompson

Lisa Westal

March 21, 2018

Ginny’s son Jim is married to my sister, Laurie and the past few years Laurie and Jim have hosted a combined family Thanksgiving Day feast.
2 Thanksgivings ago after we had all stuffed ourselves we sat around the dining room table as Ginny told the story of how she met Leroy. She had a charming ability to draw me back in time. Such a warm memory as I think of how happy she must be now that she is reunited with Dee and her son, Ted too. Rest In Peace, Ginny.