Nell Vaughan

Published 8:50 am Tuesday, June 23, 2015

AHOSKIE – Nell Rose O’Brien Vaughan, age 88, passed away on June 22, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Mrs. Vaughan was born March 17, 1927 in Vance County North Carolina, the daughter of the late Clinton Benjamin O’Brien and Mary Grace Sneed O’Brien. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Merle Carter Vaughan; her sister, Edna O. Chandler; and her daughter, Nelda Lassiter and husband Stephen.

Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Helen O. Brame of Bracey, VA; her three grandchildren, Brien Lassiter and his wife Brenda, and Jason Lassiter, all of Ahoskie, NC, and Hillary Lassiter Lynn and her husband Thomas of Greenville, NC; and her four great grandchildren, Evan, Alden and Zackary Lassiter, all of Ahoskie, NC, and Carter Lynn of Greenville, NC.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nell Vaughan will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Ahoskie, NC with the Rev. Daniel Glaze officiating. Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at First Baptist Church in Ahoskie from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o 8300 Health Park #10, Raleigh, NC 27615.

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Massey Funeral Home in Aulander, NC is handling the arrangements.