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James Wendell DeVaughn


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James Wendell DeVaughn Obituary
LORDSBURG, N. M. - James Wendell DeVaughn, 90, passed away April 27, 2017, In Lordsburg.

He was born Feb. 12 1927, to parents Melvin and Anna (O'Donnell) DeVaughn in Kingsbury, Indiana.

He graduated from Elkhart High School in 1945. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. He worked at Keene's Clothes in Elkhart for 30 yearsand and Walmart for 10 years.

He had great memories working at Keene's and singing in the church choir at Good Shepard Church. He was a member of the church from 1940 until itwas dissolved.

He leaves behind five nephews.

His family said he hoped to see his father, mother, brothers Rodney, Francis and Robert and sister Dolores in heaven as well as his two canine "boys,"Cricket and Snoopy.

His ashes are to buried at Carlton Cemetery.

A gathering to remember Mr. DeVaughn will take place at a later date.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 24 to June 23, 2017
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