Mrs. Vaughan was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Lamar, Ala., daughter of the late Harry Johnson and Nancy O'Mary Johnson. She was a member of Young Street Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Herman L. Vaughan. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Babb, and brothers, Herb Johnson of Orange Park, Fla., and Carling Johnson of Columbus, Miss.
Survivors include a stepson, Wayne Vaughan; step-granddaughter, Sheree Frederick; step-grandson, Timothy Vaughan; brother, Archie Johnson and wife Pat of Rockford, Ill.; sister-in-law and special caregiver, Dorothy Johnson of Columbus, Miss.; brothers-in-law, Ralph Vaughan and wife Lanell, Sherlin Vaughan and wife Marie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Reggie Nations officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include Josh Smith, Herman Redd, Scott Templeton, Joe Land, Marvin Cordell and Gordon Tidwell.
In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made to the Rome Hospice Group.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register book and post tributes.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive SE, Cartersville, has charge of the arrangements for the funeral of Marie J. Vaughan.