Buford Dewane Vaughn, 91 was a lifelong resident of McMinn County passed away at his home in Etowah, Tn from natural causes on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 . Buford was born on December 15, 1931 in Athens, Tennessee to the late Vigil Ollie and Nellie Rae Vaughn. He was of the Baptist faith and his home church was Hilltop Baptist church in Riceville, Tn.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Ermal, Evert, Estell, Wetzel and Osmond and his wife Sophia Ray Goins, one sister Eloise A and her husband Walter Lee Maye. one sister-in-law June Vaughn wife of Myrl Vaughn who is Buford's only living brother. First wife Lissie Y Jones and son Paul Timothy Vaughn and his second wife Ofelia M Bulanon.
He leaves behind his daughter Esther Elaine and husband Nelson Webb three grandchildren Sarenda Destiny Vaughn, Bryant and Allison Webb and one great granddaughter Jordin Taylor. Great grandson Zachary. His son Stephen and wife Amy Vaughn, one grandchild Hannah and her husband Matthew Morgan. Paul Timothy Vaughn's widow Cyndi Frye and grandchildren Sarah Morrow, Katie Visnaw, and Michael Morrow. With great grandchildren from Paul's stepchildren.
No services are planned at this time, but the family will have a ceremony at the Idlewild Cemetery at a later date.
You are invited to share the personal memory of Buford or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.