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Rudolph Vaughn

  • Birth 29 Sep 1922 USA
  • Death 11 Feb 2011 Paris, Henry County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Section 54 Lot 22
  • Memorial ID 65518925

Dyersburg Funeral Home Obituary
Dyersburg, TN
February 11, 2011

Rudolph Vaughn, 88, of Dyersburg, died Friday, February 11, 2011 at Henry County Healthcare in Paris.

He was a retired Captain with the Dyersburg Police Department, where he worked for 37 years, member of Southside Baptist Church for over 50 years, Charter Member of the Dyersburg Credit Union, member of Fraternal Order of Police and a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, where he received the Purple Heart Medal and Bronze Star Medal.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Loren Stephens and the Rev. Joe Naylor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Doris R. Vaughn of Dyersburg; a son, Robert D. Vaughn and wife, Donna, of Paris; two grandchildren, Ann Claire Bullock and husband, Josh, of El Dorado, AR. and Mary Ellen Vaughn of Jackson; and a great-grandchild, Lila Rose Bullock.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman and Pearline Jowers Vaughn; and three sisters, Dorothy Burnett, Billie Johnson and Beulah Reeder.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Jere Phillips, Jr., Ed Benthal, Nelson Richards, Roger Dudley, Joe Baker and Lewis Luckett.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Southside Baptist Church.


  • Created by: D & J Cloninger
  • Added: 11 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65518925
  • D & J Cloninger
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rudolph Vaughn (29 Sep 1922–11 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65518925, citing Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by D & J Cloninger (contributor 47020801) .