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John Herschel Vaughn, 59
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Rock Island resident and Warren County native John Herschel Vaughn, 59, was born Sept. 21, 1962 and died Jan. 20 at his residence in Rock Island following a sudden illness.

United Stated Navy veteran of the Gulf War, he was the son of the late James Estel and Ola Mae Jones Vaughn. He was married to Elaine Vaughn, who preceded him in death. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by sisters Ola Ann Vaughn, Norma Louise Hill, Joyce Mae Allen, Branda Kay Fann, and Betty Jean Vaughn.

Mr. Vaughn is survived by brothers, Kenneth Vaughn (Donna Taylor) of McMinnville, Estel Lee (Gail) Vaughn of Smyrna, and Eddie Vaughn of Spencer, special nephew Josh Fann of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at High’s Chapel with Rev. Houston “Blue” Moore officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday from 9 a.m. until time of service. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home and High’s Cremations, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 28, 2022