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Thurman Vaughn

July 30, 1917 - June 17, 2015

Thurman C. ìShepî Vaughn, 97, a lifelong resident of Hendersonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the Brian Center of Brevard. He was a son of the late Jerome and Annie Henderson Vaughn. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Jean Vaughn; sisters, Helen Pettet and Annette Vaughn; and a brother, Grady Vaughn.

Shep served in the U.S. Air Force and loved spending time with his family and friends. One of his greatest joys was to tell stories from his past.

He is survived by his daughters, Rose V. Blackwell and husband Steve, Joan V. Kerley and husband Adrian, both of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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