Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Thurssday, June 24, 1993
         Former Shelbyville resident  Edmond H. Vaughn,  76, died at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at his Indianapolis home.  Born Aug. 15, 1916, in Shelbyville, he was the son of  Archie and  Fannie Lou (Smith) Vaughn.  On July 2, 1945, he married  Birdie Mae Hopkins.  She preceded him in death on March 26, 1991.
          Mr. Vaughn attended Shelbyville High School.  He worked for a few years at International Harvester, Indianapolis, until 1958, when he founded the Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church in his home at 3140 Northwestern Ave., Indianapolis.  In 1959, he moved the church to its present address, 2245 Riverside, Indianapolis.  Mr. Vaughn served as pastor of the church for 34 years until June of 1989 and as pastor emeritus until his death.  Later this year, the church will be moved into a new building that Mr. Vaughn raised the money to build at 6205 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis.
          Survivors are a daughter,  Mrs. Robert (Bernetta) Huggins,  Indianapolis; sons,  Charles Edwin Vaughn,  Monterey, Calif.,  Chester,  Melvin  and  Douglas Vaughn,  all of Indianapolis; a stepson,  Robert Harold Carpenter,  Indianapolis; several grandchildren including the following that he raised,  Jacqueline Smith,  Gwendolyn Riggins,  Marla Ann Polk,  Marcus Mitchell,  Rhonda Mason,  Darla Minott,  Anthony Johnson  and  Lionel Johnson,  all of Indianapolis; and several great-grandhcildren.  Mr. Vaughn was also preceded in death by a daughter and a grandson.
          Services were today at the Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church, Indianapolis, with the Rev. Jerry R. Brown officiating.  Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.  Lavenia's Home for Funerals, Indianapolis, handled the arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 15, 1977
Archie Vaughn, 65, Shelbyville, died Saturday, August 13, 1977.
Born July 21, 1912, Shelbyville, s/o  Archies  and  Fannie Smith Vaughn.
Married  Lillie Island on November 14, 1959.
Survivors:  wife; brother, Rev. Edwin Vaughn, Indianapolis.
Preceded in death by one brother, Fred, and five sisters.
Services:  Bethesda Temple, Indianapolis, with Elder Artee Pullins officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, November 26, 1968
          Alton B. Vaughn,  70, of 3243 Washington Blvd., Indianapolis, died Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Methodist Hospital where he had been admitted Sunday night.  Mr. Vaughn was a retired truck driver.  He had moved to Indianapolis seven years ago from Shelbyville.  The son of  John and  Claudia (Trigg) Vaughn,  Mr. Vaughn was born in Nashville, Tenn., on May 6, 1898.  In 1946 he married  Hazel Ewick,  who survives.
          Also surviving are three children,  Joed Vaughn  of Indianapolis,  James Vaughn and  Mrs. Donald Cotton  of Cincinnati, and two grandchildren.
          Services will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Friday at 10:30 a.m. with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.  The Rev. James Horner will officiate.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Morning  Echo
Bakersfield, California
24 Jan 1928
Page 1
          Martha Viola Vaughn,  wife of  B. C. Vaughn  passed away yesterday morning at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. Lloyd H. [I can't read the rest of the scanned newspaper clipping]
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, July 31, 1911
Page 1
To the Officers and Members of Sulphur Hill Lodge, No. 241, K. of C., July 29, 1911:
          Your committee on resolutions on the death of  Brother Clabe Vaughn, who died July 24, 1911, beg leave to submit the following:
          Whereas, an all-wise Providence has removed from our lodge and from his family Brother Clabe Vaughn, whose death we mourn and whose loss we deplore, but to the decree from the Grand Chancellor of all, we humbly bow; therefore, be it
          Resolved,  That his bereaved wife and relatives have our sincere sympathy and we commend them to him who careth for us all; be it further
          Resolved,  That we drape our charter in mourning for a period of thirty days; that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the wife of the deceased brother; that a copy be spread upon he records of the lodge and that a copy be sent to the Shelbyville Democrat and the Shelbyville Republican accompanied by a request for publication.
C. H. SHAW,           
O. A. KELLEY,       
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Democrat
Friday, September 11, 1908
          Elizabeth, wife of James D. Vaughn, died at their home south of Geneva at 10 p.m. Thursday, September 10, at the age of 68 years, 5 months, & 27 days.  Besides the husband she leaves three children, one daughter, Mrs. Mary McDaniel  and two sons,  Samuel & Clayborn Vaughn.  Funeral services will be held in the Pleasant Grove Church at 10 a.m. Sunday September 13, the Rev. S. D. Hawkins officiating.  Interment in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in charge of M.G. Tindall.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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