Helen D. Vaughn, age 71, of Glenwood, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015.
She was born on May 30, 1944, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by five grandchildren; and her aunt and uncle, Dorothy and Joe Boatwright.
Helen was a member of the Glenwood First Church of the Nazarene and worked as a certified nursing assistant for many years. After moving to Glenwood, she was employed by Shelby Manufacturing where she pieced gloves and retired after 25 years of service. She was an avid reader and a collector of teddy bears and hummingbirds. She was the family photographer and loved her dogs. She will be missed by her family and all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Lewis Vaughn of Glenwood; three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Laura Graham of Washington, Oklahoma, Delmer and Wyvona Vaughn of Glenwood and Shane and Brandi Vaughn of Dierks; six daughters and three sons-in-law, Katrina and Jerry Applegate of Pittsburg, Texas, Deena and Larry Sykes of Baker, Florida, Regina Mars of Jupiter, Florida, Treva Foster of Glenwood, Tammy and James Carter of Hot Springs and Stephanie Moran of Hot Springs; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sharon and Billy Jones of Hot Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood with Bro. Phil Hull officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
A private burial will be held at a later date by the family at Lodi Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Applegate, Chad Applegate, Dereck Applegate, Seth Mars, David Graham, Mark Graham, Geremy Fox, Larry Sykes, Mike Boutwell, Billy Jones, Michael Jones, James Carter, Delmer Vaughn, Charlie Hubbard, Chris Blaine and David Blaine.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.