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Christine Vaughn

May 29, 1924 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 96)


Christine Vaughn, age 96, of Baxley passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 under the care of Community Hospice at Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mrs. Vaughn was born May 29, 1924 in Eil-Porz, Germany to the late Adolf Schmitz and the late Elizabeth Schmitz. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Mrs. Vaughn was a retired seamstress and former substitute teacher for the Appling County Board of Education. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Vaughn and a sister, Marliese Schmitz.

Survivors include her daughter & son-in-law, Betty & Sidney Wildes of Baxley; sons & daughters-in-law, Werner & Sheryl Vaughn and Kerry & Donna Vaughn both of Baxley; a brother, Thomas Schmitz of Germany; five grandchildren, Sidney (Dana) Wildes, Jr., Nicole (Clay) Johns, Maria (Patrick) Swindler, Andrew (Jessica) Vaughn, and Matthew Vaughn; five great grandchildren, Wyatt Collier Wildes, Sidney Nicole Johns, Elizabeth Swindler, Marlee Vaughn, and Kason Vaughn.

A private graveside service will be held Monday, August 24, 2020 at Omega Cemetery with Father Rafael Estrada officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Andrew Vaughn, Sidney Wildes, Jr., Clay Johns, Matthew Vaughn, Rowell Poblete, and Eric Wildes.

 Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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