Sarah Marie Compton

Sarah Marie Compton, 81, a resident of Weiser, Idaho, passed away April 2, 2020 in Boise, Idaho.
 Sarah was born June 6, 1938, in Weiser, Idaho, daughter of Ralph Turnidge and Velda (Hoover) Turnidge.
 Her parents were born and raised on Mann Creek. Her father was a teacher and later became a minister.
 After living in several towns, the family returned to Weiser, where she attended Enterprise School for first and second grade. They lived for a time in Outlook Wash., and in 1948, Sarah’s family moved to Bakersfield, Calif.
 She met (Arthur) Charles Honeycutt and they married in 1955. They had six children in the first 5 years of marriage. Sarah and Charles divorced in 1968.
 She then married John Conrad Compton in 1970 and divorced in 1981.
 Sarah relocated to Seattle, Wash., where she attended baking school and started working at Safeway.
 While living in Seattle she met John Ary. They moved to Port Angeles, Wash., where she continued to work for Safeway. Her and John were married in 1989. John passed away in 1997.
 After her retirement she was very active in Port Angeles Friends of the Library.
 Sarah returned to Weiser, Idaho in 2015, where she enjoyed being close to family. Sarah was an avid reader and extremely social. She loved to talk and laugh and enjoyed nothing more than a good meal.
 The final 15 months of her life she was a resident of The Cottages, where she made new friends and was lovingly cared for by the staff in building #1.
 She is survived by her sister Nancy Powell of Sequim, Wash., and brother Bill Turnidge of Kent, Wash. She is also survived by her six children Larry Honeycutt (Helen) of Bremerton, Wash., Karen Wyatt (Lyle) of Weiser, Idaho, Nancy Berry of Bakersfield, Calif., Timothy Honeycutt (Kim) of Bakersfield, Calif., Craig Honeycutt (Kathy) of Palmer, Alaska and Donna Honeycutt of Weiser, Idaho, also, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
 A memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, in Weiser, Idaho, at 10:30 a.m., on June 23, 2020, under the shelter. After the service, memories and food will be shared at Jeffries School, 1818 Weiser River Road, courtesy of the Shamrock Club. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.


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