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Thelma Ernestine Rorie Vaughn
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On Dec. 22, 2020 at 8:15 a.m., Thelma Ernestine Rorie Vaughn, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, succumbed to complications from heart failure and liver cancer, and was received into the loving arms of Jesus Christ.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis Amos Vaughn, parents Louis Arlander Rorie and Velma Ernestine Wingo Rorie, sister Beulah Mae Rorie Spencer, and brother Billy Wayne Rorie.
She is survived by son James Allen Vaughn of McMinnville, daughter Sherry Ann Vaughn of Nashville, grandson Billy Holmes Vaughn of McMinnville, great-grandchildren Kalina Paige and Christian Joel Vaughn of McMinnville, brother Louis Richard Rorie (Beatrice) of Rienzi, MS; sisters Elizabeth Sue Rorie Jones (Harold) of Rutherford, TN, Daisy Clydean Rorie Burcham (Leon) of Corinth, MS, and Peggy Donniece Rorie Howell (Jimmy) of Middleton, TN, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Her beautiful soul is with The Lord.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. Brother Lonnie McBride will officiate the committal. Friends are to meet at cemetery. Online condolences may be made at
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 23, 2020