Everett Joel Compton.


Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, Thur. Jan. 29, 1998, page 2
     TEN SLEEP --- Longtime Ten Sleep resident Everett Joel Compton, 90, died on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Community Care of America in Worland. 
     He was born on Jan. 20, 1907 in Louviers, Colo., a son of Allen Bert and Serinda Jame (Routen) Compton.
     He moved with his family to Casper in 1917, and to Ten Sleep area in 1927.
     He married Margaret Sutherland in 1933.  They were later divorced.
     Mr. Compton worked as a cowboy and horse wrangler for well-known ranches in the area, including the Rice Brothers Ranch, Arapaho Ranch, Stan Smith Ranch, Longwell Ranch and the Pitchfork Ranch.
     He was a member of the Worland Elks Lodge, and was a former member of the Ten Sleep Masonic Lodge.
     He is survived by two sisters, Eunice Alred of Ten Sleep and Marguerite Packer of Thermopolis.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; by five brothers, Ephraim, Frank, Uel, Clarence and Irving Compton; and by his sister, Lilliam Packer.
     Cremation has taken place.
     The service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Ten Sleep Cemetery, with Tom Patras of Cheyenne officiating.
     Veile Mortuary of Worland is in charge of arrangements.