Barbara A. Vaughan

Born in Caddoa, CO on August 22, 1932

Departed on November 8, 2019 and resided in Murfreesboro, TN

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Barbara A. Vaughan, age 87, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 in the comfort of her home. She was born on August 22, 1932 to the late Benjamin Wesley Maynard and Dorothy Genevieve Maynard in Caddoa, CO.
Along with her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her brothers, Lyman Maynard and Bennie Maynard.
She is survived by her loving husband of over 62 years, Gary Dale Vaughan and their children, Michael Vaughan(Lenora), Tammy Sands(Bobby), Dee Ray(Mark), and David Vaughan. Barbara is also survived by her grandchildren, Dusty Sands(Payton), Danielle Williams(Josh), and Lorin Wood(Colby); great-grandchildren, Devon Sands, Ella Williams, and Colton Wood; sister, Flora Jean Blasdell(Richard); brother, Gary Maynard(Sherry); and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Maynard and Beverly Maynard.
Barbara was a member of Emmanuel Church of Christ in Donelson, TN. Her church and church family were very important to her. There was nothing she loved more than being a grandmother; all of her grandchildren knew her as “Nanny”. Barbara was an avid bowler throughout her life. She was in a number of bowling leagues; and she shared the love of bowling with her husband, daughter, and grandson. She enjoyed doing anything that got her out and about, and loved her trips back home to Arizona to visit family.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:30am in the chapel of West Harpeth Funeral Home in Nashville. Visitation will also be held on Friday, from 9:30am until the time of service. Barbara will be laid to rest at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00pm.

5 Comments to Barbara A. Vaughan

  1. Elizabeth Townsend
    November 10, 2019 10:05 am

    What a beautiful woman! I will miss her and her smile. I’m thankful she is now whole and renewed! “But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”

  2. Amy, Steve, and Lelton Marlin
    November 10, 2019 10:20 am

    Continued prayers for comfort for a precious family.

  3. Janine Borchardt
    November 10, 2019 1:27 pm

    Will miss our talks together and your smile with enthusiasm when you spoke of Our Lord , your warm smile when you would brag ofchildren and grandchildren, your family in Arizona. You are special soul !
    Praying for comfort and rest to all the family , May you find strength in the Lord to guide you !!

  4. Kerry Owens
    November 10, 2019 7:13 pm

    Continued prayers for your family today and in the days ahead.

  5. Sharon Sturgeon
    November 11, 2019 10:53 pm

    I know ALL of you have comfort from the Lord, with the passing of Barbara. .she was sooo very special and sooo loved.💞 by us all. Praying for strength and BLESSINGS to you all. God Bless you.😇. .I love you

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