Ethel Compton

Published 12:17 pm Thursday, August 4, 2016

Ethel Compton, 90, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away, surrounded by her family, on August 2, 2016.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 8, 2016, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Steven Leger. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a Cursillo Rosary at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

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Born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on May 11, 1926, she was the daughter of John A. Segelsky and Anna Mae (Fontz) Segelsky. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. She was also a member of St. Henry Catholic Church Altar Society and the Red Hat Society. Ethel loved to travel and she and her husband were members of an Airstream travel club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Florence Segelsky; husband, James T. Compton; son, Rick Compton; sisters, Rita Singletary and Rose Randazzo; and her grandsons, Brad Lapeyrolerie and James Lapeyrolerie.

Ethel is survived by her daughter, Brenda Lapeyrolerie and husband Brad, of Bridge City; grandchildren, Shane Compton, Crystal Collins and husband Tim, Katy Compton, Rick Compton, Jr. and wife Crystal, Aimee Ruggles and husband Joe, Nicol McGhee and husband Mike, and Rachelle Brignac and husband Robert; great-grandchildren, Skylar Compton, Shyanne Nelson and husband Michael, Raven Burch, Wyatt Compton, Kaylee Lapeyrolerie, Paige Dubois, James Ruggles, Katie Ruggles, Jayden Ruggles, Kacey Forsmann, Blaze Compton, and Brody Compton; great-great-granddaughter, Paisleigh Burch; and her brothers, Ray Walston, of Fannett and John R. Segelsky, of Groves.

Serving as pallbearers will be Rick Compton, Jr., Skylar Compton, Wyatt Compton, John Segelsky, Frank Mahan, Glenn Coffey, Shane Compton, and Dale Finch.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Texas Gulf Coast Chapter at 50 Briar Hollow Lane, Suite 310 W, Houston, TX 77027.