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Vaughn


The  Shelbyville  News
Thurssday, June 24, 1993
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EDMOND  H.  VAUGHN
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         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
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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  Morning  Echo
Bakersfield, California
24 Jan 1928
Page 1
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FAMOUS  PIONEER
WOMAN  SUCCUMBS
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          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
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RESOLUTIONS  OF  SYMPATHY
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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.
OSCAR HOWARD,
C. H. SHAW,           
O. A. KELLEY,       
Committees
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Democrat
Friday, September 11, 1908
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          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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