Mrs. Ethel Helen Vaughn
Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013

Mrs. Ethel Helen Vaughn, age 78, of Newport, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Tennova Regional Medical Center.

She was of the Holiness faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Vaughn, Jr., daughter Sherry Ann Vaughn, sons Billy Wayne Vaughn and Michael L. Vaughn, parents Guy and Bessie Carpenter, sister Trula Mae Singleton, and brother Luther Carpenter.

She is survived by her daughters Joyce G. Lane of Newport and Deloris S. Vaughn of Sevierville, son Rickey E. Vaughn of Parrottsville, sisters Cecile Eidson of Morristown and Ova Greene of Hancock County, brother Ivan Carpenter of Morristown; eight grandchildren and twenty-eight great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousin, and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, in the Resthaven Memorial Mausoleum Chapel with Pastor Ken Thacker officiating. Entombment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Resthaven Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel prior to the services.

Arrangements by Costner-Maloy

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