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Wilbern Fate Vaughan

Fate001Funeral services for Wilbern Fate Vaughan, 80, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, with Rev. Gladney Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in Western Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today (Thursday) at Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.

Mr. Vaughan was born Oct. 21, 1930 to Gus and Bertha Sewell Vaughan and died on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 in Shreveport. He was a lifelong resident of this area, a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a former employee of International Paper Company.

He also had a career in carpentry work, loved to tend to his garden, shelling peas, picking out pecans, going hunting and fishing. He will be remembered as a loving husband, daddy, grandpa, great-grandpa and uncle.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, N. Alverne Vaughan; daughter, Rebecca Stephens and husband, Jeff of Lake Erling, Stateline Community; son, Rodney Vaughan and wife, Rita of Shongaloo; brother, Elton Vaughan and wife, Lila of Plain Dealing; and sister, Lois Flores of Emerson, Arkansas; grandchildren, Danna Flint and husband, Michael, Jamie Morgan, Brian Tannehill and wife,, Staci, Kerri Patterson and husband, Larry and Holli Stephens; great-grandchildren, Laneston, Dakota, Mathew, Drew, Kaci and Karli; and a host of nephews, nieces and other loved ones.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Aurilla Caswell and Thera Belle Modisette; brothers, Burke Vaughan, Arno Vaughan and D. D. Vaughan.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jim Cooper, Jeremy Cooper, Greg Lee, Chris Stewart, Greg Vaughan and David Lowe. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Vaughan, Jonathan Vaughan, Terry Stephens and Mike W. Vaughan.

Sign the online guest book at www.baileyfuneralhome.net.

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