Mrs. Vaughn was born in Carrollton, Ga., on June 3, 1934, the daughter of the late John Beverly Warren and Wyolene Augusta Merrell Warren. She was a beloved elementary school teacher in Bowdon and Bremen, and later retired from the University of West Georgia in 1994 where she worked as librarian for 22 years. Mrs. Vaughn was a past president of the Mental Health Association and member of the Community Church of Bowdon.
She is survived by her husband, Nelson A. Vaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Sonja Bagby of Carrollton, Bill and Melanie Bagby of Tallapoosa; grandsons, Joel and April Bagby, and Robbie Bagby; great-grandson, Preston Robert Bagby; step-children, Angela T. Vaughn of Atlanta, John and Leanna Vaughn of Gastonia, N.C., and David N. Vaughn of Greenville, S.C.; step-grandchildren, Maria and John Toomey, Arthur Vaughn, Rebecca Vaughn, Grace Vaughn, Katherine Vaughn, Bethany Vaughn, Michelle Vaughn, Joel Vaughn, James Vaughn, Joseph Vaughn, Anna Vaughn, Daniel Vaughn, Victor Vaughn; step-great-grandchildren, Noah and Hannah Toomey; brother, John Beverly Warren Jr. and sister, Sylvia Horne, both of Atlanta, Ga.; and devoted nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be Thursday, October 4, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with Revs. Roy and Loomis Garrett and Dr. Keith Moore officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Pregnancy Resource Center, 514 Tanner Street, Carrollton, GA 30117.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.
Almon Funeral Home, Carrollton.