Shirley A. VaughnDAWSON SPRING, KY., — Shirley A. Vaughn, 72, of Dawson Springs passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Mrs. Vaughn was born in Ilsley, KY on August 20, 1947 to the late Joseph E. Lantrip and Ethel Messamore Lantrip. She married her husband William Vaughn in 1971. Mrs. Vaughn had attended Dunn’s Baptist Church in Dawson Springs, KY, had worked as CNA at local nursing homes, and was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband William Vaughn of Dawson Springs, 4 children Donna Earl of St. Charles, Mona Pettus of Hopkinsville, Amy Franklin of St. Charles, Rodney Vaughn of Crofton, 2 sisters Dorothy Orton of Madisonville, Mary Agnes Keys of Georgia, 1 brother Jimmy Wayne Lantrip of Owensboro, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1pm at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Bro. Donnie Howton officiating and burial to follow at McNeely Cemetery in Dawson Springs, KY.

Visitation will be on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 4pm until 7pm and from 10am until service time at 1pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Paul Earl, Austin Franklin, Darryl Pettus, Brett Vaughn, Brad Franklin, and Dontae Pettus.  

Food donations should be delivered to the St. Charles Community Center.  6209 Nortonville Rd. St. Charles, KY 42453.

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