Josie Gaines Vaughn, 98, formerly of Goldston, died Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home, Asheboro.
Mrs. Vaughn was born in Chatham County on November 21, 1920 the daughter of Nathan Robert and Lucille (Barber) Gaines. Josie was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church. First and foremost in her life was God and her family. She loved working with her flowers and in the garden, canning, making jellies, quilting baby blankets and crocheting. Josie enjoyed relaxing in her recliner, watching game shows and The Young and Restless.
Josie was preceded in death by her husband, John Vaughn; daughter, Ada Jean Jones; son, John Wayne "Weasel" Vaughn; daughter, Joyce Vaughn Beal; granddaughter, Tammy Beal Buie; son-in-law, Reid Beal; grandson-in-law, Andy Moody.
She is survived by sisters: Lucy Price and husband, Paul of Goldston and Barbara Jean Wilson of Greensboro; grandchildren, Randy and Marty Beal, Benji Stanley (Jami), Caren Vaughn, Susan Hodges (Dan), David Jones (Valerie); great-grandchildren, Brittney, Brandon, Allison, Jaron, Kileigh, Morganne, Cannon, Logan, Mollie, Josie, Lillian, Galen, Makayla; close family and friends, Larry Jones, Sabrina Kennedy, Allen Buie, Peggy, Pam, Debbie, Keith, Cathy, Paula, Bill; former Pastors, Ken Harris, Mike Garner and many other church friends. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church. A special thank you to Clappps Nursing Home and Meals on Wheels Volunteers. The funeral will follow Saturday at 12:00 Noon at Antioch Baptist Church, 3825 Bonlee-Carbonton Road, Goldston with Rev. Mike Garner officiating. Burial will be in the church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 3825 Bonlee-Carbonton Road, Goldston, NC 27252 or West Chatham Food Pantry, 126 Village Lake Road, Siler City, NC 27344. Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.