MRS. THELMA VAUGHN, {69} was born March 06, 1948 in Carlisle, MS. She was the daughter of the late S. T. Lucas and Mary Coleman. Thelma fell asleep in death on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

She attended Addison High School in Port Gibson, MS. In 1967, she relocated to New York City and met her husband John Vaughn. Thelma worked in the Daycare System.

In 1972, Thelma was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witness. Thelma was always loving, thoughtful and kind. She valued the association and encouragement of the friends in the congregation.

She also enjoyed taking care of her family, cooking and helping everyone.

Her son, Jerry Eugene Vaughn and her sister Nellie Coleman preceded her in death.

Thelma is survived by her loving husband, John Israel Vaughn, Sr.; her daughter, Diana Renee {David Anthony} Mayweather; her sons, John Israel Vaughn, Jr., and Carl Lucas Vaughn; grandsons, Kristen Allen, and Jerry Eugene Vaughn, Jr. {Jay~Jay}; siblings, Tena Brunson, George Mobley, Johnny Coleman, Steve Coleman, Ruth McDonald, Joyce Vance, Theresa Collins, and S.T. Turner; stepmother, Beverley Lucas along with a host of nieces, nephews, brother and Sister-in-laws, cousins and dear friends.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, December 22, 2017 at Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Myrtle Beach. Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Ocean View Funeral Home Myrtle Beach Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home Myrtle Beach Chapel.