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Milburn Vaught

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Steve Pinion will officiate. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Josh Whitledge, Scott Baker, Barry McKinnis, Michael Ross, Billy Joe Bryant, Butch Hastings and Dale Owens.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lannie Hogg, Russell Caldwell, Jim Cook, Jack Coffer, Stewart Cooper, Timmy Gantt, Joe Denton, Richard Baggett, Sam C. Nailling, David Reeder, Marlo Smith, Zach Anderson, Ranger Anderson, Jerry Preuett, Harold D. Riddle, Jimmy Hood, Christopher Kent, Bennie Russom, Bobby Joe Driver and Jimmy Bell.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or Samburg Baptist Church.
Milburn was born Feb. 11, 1939, in Obion County, son of the late J.A. and Maxine (Baker) Vaught. He retired from Menlo College in California after 31 years of service. Mr. Vaught was the owner and operator of Little Daddy’s Resort at Reelfoot Lake and was a member of Samburg Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Angela McLacklen of Reno, Nev.; his son, Vincent Vaught of Reno; two sisters, Peggy Smith Hammond of Fulton and Donna Dyer of Senatobia, Miss.; and two grandchildren, Colton McLacklen and Morgan Rose McLacklen, both of Reno.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Sam “Sonny” Vaught.
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