Laura Leigh Compton Overman, 59, of Statesville, N.C., died July 17,2022, at her home. Born in Iredell County, N.C., on November 6, 1962, she was a daughter of Robert Bryant Compton and Irene Goodin Compton, both of whom survive.

She was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and loved 4-H, crafts, knitting, crocheting and reading her Bible.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a son, Dakota Wesley Overman (Emily), two daughters: Montana Marie Overman (Jody Dodson), and Savannah Overman (David Parker). Also surviving are brothers, Barry and Keith Compton and seven grandchildren.

Memorial services will be conducted at 12 noon on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Friendship United Methodist Church with Rev. Bobby Lorton officiating. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will take place in the National Cemetery in Salisbury at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022. Condolences may be sent online to the family to

Memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, 1990 Fordham Drive Suite 100, Fayetteville, NC 28304.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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