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Funeral services for Elton Vaughan, age 83, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church of Plain Dealing with Dr. John Braden and Bro. John Downs officiating. Burial will be in the Plain Dealing Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at Bailey Funeral Home.
Mr. Vaughan was born August 9, 1928 in Emerson, AR to Gus and Bertha Sewell Vaughan and died Friday, July 6, 2012 in Bossier City, LA. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served as tireless worker and a lifelong usher. He was a member of the VFW Honor Guard in Bossier City and the VFW in Plain Dealing and was a veteran of the US Army having served in the Korean Conflict. Elton will be remembered for his delicious pies, summer gardens and many family and friend get-togethers and his weekly domino games. He is preceded in death by his parents, a number of brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Lila Gore Vaughan of Plain Dealing, LA with whom they celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on June 26, 2012; son, Gregg Vaughan and wife, Phyllis of Benton, LA; daughters, Cynthia Thrift and husband, Wayne of Bossier City, LA; Karen Allen and husband, Larry "Boo-Boo" Allen, Jr. of Sarepta, LA; a special niece that he loved like a daughter, Gloria Strayhan and husband, Rodger of Plain Dealing, LA; grandchildren, Lane McKenzie, Katie Traweek and husband, Beau, Dalton Vaughan and Justin Allen; sister, Lois Flores and a number of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dudley Vaughan, Rodger Strayhan, Pat Goodman, Steve Kimbrell, Ron Coleman and Cade McInnis. Honorary pallbearers will be George McCalman and Leavy Nugent.
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Bailey Funeral Home - Plain Dealing
109 South Perrin Street
Plain Dealing, LA 71064
Published in Shreveport Times on July 8, 2012