Dorothy Clare ‘Dotty’ Duff Compton

Dorothy Clare “Dotty” Duff Compton, 78, of Marietta, passed away at 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday (May 7, 2013) at The Arbors of Marietta. She was born on May 15, 1934, in Washington County, Ohio, a daughter of Otmer and Margaret Kits Duff.

Dorothy was retired from Washington County Court House, where she was in housekeeping. She was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed making and selling crafts at the farmer’s market. She was married to Clifford Compton who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Patty Compton Zychowski of Lowell; two grandsons, Jason and Derek Hill of Lowell; sisters, Betty and Helen Robinson of Marietta; brothers, Floyd Duff of Marietta and Gene Duff of Whipple; sisters-in-law, Betty Lou Duff of Marietta and Marilyn (Pat) Wagner of Marietta; 10 nephews; seven nieces; and several great and great, great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday (May 11) at 10:30 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in Dalzell Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday after 2 p.m. with family present 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at