Elizabeth "Liz" Curtis Vaughan, 90, of Chester, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 17, 1923, in Southampton County, Va., to the late Samuel E. and Nellie Marian Carter Whitfield, and was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank R. Curtis Jr. and Leslie C. Vaughan, and one brother, Robert C. Beale Sr. Mrs. Vaughan was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Colonial Heights. She worked at Colonial Heights Junior High School as a cashier for 27 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Kay Curtis Freeman and husband, Jay, of Petersburg; brother, William R. Beale and wife, Brenda, of Chesterfield; sister, Dorothy Ann Richardson of Colonial Heights; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Barbara Adams for the health care she provided for Mrs. Vaughan.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with the Rev. Ray Haskett and the Rev. Gerald Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, Va. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 17001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com