Mrs. Vaughan was born in Union, June 7, 1936, a daughter of the late Walter M. DeHart and Ruby Wilbanks Holcombe. She was a 1954 graduate of Union High School and retired from Torrington Co. Mrs. Vaughan was a member of Brown’s Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Katrina Diane Hewitt and Tammy Elizabeth Hewitt, both of Union; a granddaughter, Megan Lee and husband Brooks of Union; two sisters, Joyce D. Lunsford and husband Floyd of Buffalo and Frances D. Hall and husband of Maston of Union; a half sister, Elizabeth DeHart of Columbia; a step sister, Joretta Hyatt of Union and step-mother: Pat DeHart of Union; and four grand-dogs, Cupid, Leo, Wrinkles and Deuce. Mrs. Vaughan was predeceased by a son, Frank M. Hewitt Jr and a brother, Donald DeHart.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. John Lee and Chaplain Orlando McCauley. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Larry Price, Donnie Lunsford, Jimmy Gallman, Scott Davis, Randy Canupp and Brian Hill.
Members of the Ruby Davis Sunday School Class and Mrs. Vaughan’s special friends: Thomas and Shirley Bobo, Mary Phillips, Doris Sprouse, Shirley Lancaster, Gertrude Fowler, Janie Epps, Janie Clowney, Dawn Ochiltree, Kathy Williams, Becky Brown and Patti Phillips are all asked to sit in a group.
Visitation was held Monday evening from 6 until 8 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605-4277 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Palmetto Chapter, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, S.C. 29202-7044.
The family is at the home, 502 Seigler Road, Union, S.C.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (www.holcombefuneralhomes.com)