Evelyn C. Vaughn
Evelyn Cochran Vaughn, age 79, of New Castle, DE, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 5, 2011.
Born in Oxford Township, PA, on May 10, 1931, Mrs. Vaughn was the daughter of the late Theodore P. Cochran and Elsie Nina Summers Cochran. She was a graduate of Oxford High School and would go on to become a professional secretary, working at the John G. Leach School for 33 years before her retirement.
A devout Christian, Mrs. Vaughn was a 55-year member of the First Baptist Church of New Castle, where she sang in the choir and assisted with the Sunday School program. She was devoted to her family and delighted in spending time with them, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were the loves of her life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert L. Vaughn, in 2008, and a sister, Teddy Standt. She is survived by her son, The Rev. Richard D. Vaughn (Virginia); sisters, Elsie Grosclose, Helen Holcomb, Jean Root, and Terri Hadley (Tim); sister-in-law, Mary Ann Remele; grandchildren, Joshua Vaughn (Sarah), Julia Vaughn DeBerry (Dustin), and Rachel Vaughn Sturtevant (Asa); and great grandchildren, Judah, Asher, Hosea, and Lisette.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 9th, at the First Baptist Church of New Castle, 901 E. Basin Road (Rts. 273 & 141), New Castle, where visitation will begin at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of New Castle, 901 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720.
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