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1-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot in Her Crib in Compton


The police said the fatal shot traveled through the door of a garage where her family lived. The authorities say the shooting may be gang-related.

Buck Compton, Decorated Veteran, Dies at 90


Mr. Compton was a lawyer and prosecutor of Sirhan Sirhan whose World War II heroism was later publicized in “Band of Brothers.”



SHERRERD -- Kathleen Compton. Of Bryn Mawr, PA, died in her home on Thursday, June 23, 2005 at the age of 72. She is survived by her husband of forty-nine years, John J.F. Sherrerd; her children, Anne C. Sherrerd of Riverside, CT, Jay F. Sherrerd of Hood River, OR, and Susan M. Sherrerd of Piedmont, CA; her son-in-law, Steven K. Vogel; her daughter-in-law, Penny Hunting; and six grandchildren. Her Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday June 28th, 11AM in Church of the Redeemer, corner of Penns ...



BECKER-Beverley Compton, died on June 10, 2000. She is survived by her loving husband Richard, 4 children and 4 grandchildren. A service will be held at the Church of the Resurrection, Rye, New York, at 4 P.M. on Wednesday.



BICKFORD-Dorothy Compton, on Tuesday, January 21, 1997 of New Vernon, NJ. Wife of the late John Howe Bickford. Memorial services on Saturday, January 25th at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morris town, NJ, at 11 A.M. Reception following at the Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ at 12 Noon. Memorials to the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960, or to Planned Parenthood, 196 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960.

William Compton Jr. Dies; An Aide of Kidder Peabody


Compton, William Randolph Jr

Sir Compton Mackenzie, Playwright, Is Dead at 89


Mackenzie, Compton (Sir)

Ivy Compton-Burnett, the Novelist, Dies in London; Her 19 Books Dissected the Pre-1910 British Family With Perceptive Wit


Compton-Burnett, Ivy (Dame)

WILSON COMPTON, EDUCATOR, WAS 76; Ex-College President Dies --Served in U.S. Posts


Compton, Wilson M

Francis Compton Is Dead at 79; Actor on Stage Nearly 60 Years


Compton, Francis

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