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Mary Vaughan

December 6, 1939 — January 22, 2023

Arnoldsville

Mary Ward Vaughan, 83, wife of the late John Abda Vaughan, went peacefully to heaven surrounded by those who loved her on January 22, 2023.

Mary was born in Athens, GA, she was the daughter of the late Clifton A Ward and Ruth Miller Ward and sister to the late Albert Ward. She was a graduate of Athens High and spent most of her adult life in Oglethorpe County after her marriage to John. Mary was a homemaker and later worked as an accountant at Pilgrim’s Pride. She was an active member of Corinth Baptist church where she served as church clerk along with other positions over the years. She was a strong prayer warrior for all. Mary will always be remembered as being kind hearted with a quick smile and infectious laugh and for her care & concern for others.

Survivors include her daughter and son in love: Lisa C. Vaughan Smith (Steven H. Smith); brothers: Lee (Cindy) Ward of Gray Court, SC, Preston (Bonnie) Ward of Bogart; sister in law: Margie Ward of Commerce and a number of nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family would like to thank Oglethorpe County EMS, Oglethorpe County EMR; Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center Emergency Department and Cardiac Care ICU for the loving care they have shown Mrs. Vaughan.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 28 2023 from 2:00 until 3:00 PM at Corinth Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers are Elijah Bowen, Lukas Bowen, Nathanael Bowen, Dustin Fain, Chris Peters, Allan Ward, Daniel Ward and Kris Wheeless.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Corinth Baptist Church or the Corinth Cemetery Fund, 2040 Belmont Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery

2040 Belmont Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619

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