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Doris Jean Vaughn
Doris Jean Vaughn

Doris Jean Vaughn, 84, of Wilmington, gently passed from her earthly life on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center.

She was born December 6, 1931, in Logan, W.Va., the daughter of the late David and Nora Morgan Smoot. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Robert Vaughn; and sons, Billy “Pete” Vaughn and Michael Vaughn.

Doris is survived by her daughters, Beverly Rivenbark (Tom) of Wilmington and Sandra Ellingson (Dan) of Boulder Junction, Wis.; and nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Doris was a faithful member of United Advent Christian Church.

A graveside funeral service will be in Byron Cemetery, Fairborn, Ohio, at a later date. Funeral arrangements in Ohio are under the care of Belton-Stroud Funeral Home, Fairborn, Ohio.

The family suggests that you consider a memorial gift to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401; or to United Advent Christian Church, 4912 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28412.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at Quinn McGowan Funeral Home.

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