Flags to be Lowered for Former West Virginia Delegate

Posted on:

< < Back to

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice has ordered that state flags be lowered Tuesday on state buildings at the West Virginia Capitol Complex and in Monroe County, home of former Delegate Mary Pearl Compton.

Compton died Wednesday in the Greenbrier County Community of Fairlea after a long illness. She was 86.

Compton was a retired educator and was in the House of Delegates from 1988 to 2002.