Skip to content

J.L. Vaughn Jr.

J.L. Vaughn Jr.

The Messenger. 10.22.07
J.L. Vaughn Jr., 75, of Dyersburg died Oct. 20, 2007, at his home. He was the father of Linda (Vaughn) McCreary of Troy and Laura Hale of Obion.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Curry Funeral Home in Dyersburg, with burial following there in Fairview Cemetery. The Revs. Bill Phipps and Paul Hogue will officiate and pallbearers will be Corey Mealer, Jacob Hale, Mikey Hale, Buck Vaughn, Warren Vaughn and Brian Vaughn. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Williard, Jeff Harden, Donnie Harden and Kelsey McCreary.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-9 this evening.
He was a retired police officer with the Dyersburg Police Department, where he was employed for 38 years. He was also the owner/operator of Vaughn Tree Service and was an avid sportsman and fast pitch softball coach for more than 50 years.
He was a member of Three Oaks Baptist Church and was a master Mason for 50 years and a member of Hess Lodge. He was also a member of Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors also include his wife, Ruby (Smith) Vaughn; his son, Russ Vaughn of Dyersburg; three sisters, Frances Lilley of Halls, Marie Harden of Dyersburg and Mackie Slayton of Crockett Mills; three brothers, Bobby Vaughn of Gates, Danny Vaughn of Maury City and Charles Vaughn of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Kelsey McCreary, Jacob Hale, Mikey Hale, Brad Vaughn and Lauren Vaughn; and three great-grandchildren, Elana Hale, Hunter Hale and Ryder Hale.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Catina Vaughn; his grandson, Jon Hale; and his parents, Joseph Lyle and Ollie (Hammond) Vaughn.

Leave a Comment