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Nancy Ruth Barnes Vaughn, 81, of Prosperity, widow of Lester Morris Vaughn, died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at National Health Care at Clinton.

Born on December 15, 1938 in Prosperity, she was a daughter of the late Pierce H. and Pearl Wheeler Barnes. She was a 1957 graduate of Prosperity High School. She had worked at several places during her lifetime with the last being a part-time member of the Prosperity Drug Store staff. Mrs. Vaughn was a life-long member of Wightman United Methodist Church where she was involved with the United Methodist Women, the Joy Group, Healing Hearts and the Francis Asbury Sunday School Class. She was a founding member of the Prosperity Fire Department Women's Auxiliary. She had a great love for animals and was known for taking in all types of stray animals.

She is survived by a daughter, Francelle (Russell) Kibler of Pomaria; a son, Lester Kyle (Michelle) Vaughn of Prosperity; grandchildren, Blake (Alexis) Kibler, Andrea (Marty) Dorroh, Max Gunner Vaughn; great-grandchildren, Stella Ruth Dorroh, Rhett Crafton Kibler and Landon Bayer; a niece who was “a daughter at heart” Anita McCullough and a great-niece and great-nephew, Leah McCullough and Ethan McCullough. Mrs. Vaughn was predeceased by a grandson, Alex Kibler and siblings, Dorothy B. Wicker, Doris Barnes, James H. Barnes and Robert W. Barnes.

A memorial service for all who feel comfortable participating in an indoor worship service will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Wightman United Methodist Church by Rev. Kendall Healy. The committal service for all family and friends will be held at 10:45 am at the Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Newberry County Humane Society, PO Box 485, Newberery, SC 29108 or to the Healing Hearts Group c/o Wightman United Methodist Church, PO Box 376, Prosperity, SC 29127.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Glenda's Care and especially Minnie for the love and care that they gave to Nancy over the last few months.

Due to COVID 19, social distancing requirements will be observed and masks are encouraged. Those who desire may also use umbrellas to provide personal shade.



#47 Julia Dixon 2020-08-02 15:57
Francell and family, I was so shocked to learn of your mom's death.May memories give you comfort. With sincere sympathy. Dixon family
#46 Jimmy Moore 2020-07-30 12:14
Francelle, Kyle and family. Kim and I are sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I always enjoyed cutting up with her when we worked at the drug store. She always made sure we had something to drink while we worked. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers and may God’s peace and comfort be with you in the coming days.
#45 Neva Caldwell 2020-07-29 16:26
So sorry to hear of your loss! Mrs Nancy and mom are surely in heaven planning a country fried steak supper! Hugs to all of you
#44 Nancy and Lewis Lee 2020-07-28 15:26
#43 Robert & Gerdi Lake 2020-07-28 08:42
We were so sorry to hear of Ms. Nancy’s death. She was such a joy to be around. Praying for that God’s comfort for each of you.
#42 Sandra and Barry Jon 2020-07-27 18:14
We are so very sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed seeing Ms. Nancy's smiling face and enjoyed talking to her at the drugstore. She was a very sweet and kind lady; she will be missed by all that knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#41 Mary and Rush Workma 2020-07-27 17:18
So sorry for the loss of a very special woman. As you know, your mother, father and all of your family holds a very special place in the hearts of me and Rush and my family. I am forever grateful that my mother and father were made so welcome in the Brown Street community and your family. Our prayers are with you.
#40 Kathey & Neal Eargle 2020-07-27 16:45
Francelle, Kyle, and family, We are so sorry to learn of Miss Nancy’s passing. She was always so positive and always had a smile when I saw her. She will be missed. Uplifting prayers for peace and comfort for all of you in the days to come.
#39 Bruce Connelly 2020-07-26 13:31
Dear Franny and Kyle. I was so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. She and your Day were Special friends for a long time. She will be sorely missed. Now she can join your Dad in life eternal. She would be happy to know that. Please accept my deepest sympathy. She was a good friend. God go with each of you
#38 Teresa Frick-Portwoo 2020-07-26 10:28
Vaughn Family,
We are very sorry for your loss.I remember when Ms.Vaughn and all of you worked together to care for Mr.Vaughn.Take care and know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Tony and Teresa
#37 Mavis Riley 2020-07-26 10:21
Francelle and family, Bill and I are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#36 Susan Smith 2020-07-26 09:01
We're so sorry for yalls loss! Ms. Nancy was a very sweet lady! Cherish your memories! Praying God will give you peace, comfort and strength each and every day!
Yall are in our thoughts and prayers!
Love yall, Susan, Virgil, Nathan and Brandon
#35 Jean Bedenbaugh 2020-07-25 19:43
Kyle and Francelle, I am sorry to hear about your mom. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your families. A special angel watching over you.
#34 Mike Donkle 2020-07-25 16:59
Kyle, Francelle & Family,
I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was an important part of my childhood and growing up in the Wightman UMC family. She will certainly be missed by everyone she touched. I count myself fortunate to be one of those people.
#33 Billy & Edith Morris 2020-07-25 11:06
Our deepest sympathy in your loss. She is now in peace.
Billy & Edith Morris
#32 Julia Easterlin 2020-07-25 09:46
Francelle, Kyle, and Family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your precious mother. Mrs. Nancy was a dear lady who was always so kind to Mama and all of our family. She will be greatly missed in our community. We are praying God’s Perfect Peace and Comfort over you all during these days.
With deepest sympathy,
Richard and Julia Easterlin
#31 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-07-25 08:06
We mourn with you on the passing of Mrs. Nancy. To me she was a wonderful woman and a part of my upbringing in the Church and in the community. She had a unique way of always grounding me. I loved to have a little bantering with her whenever we would meet. She had a good run at it, now she is whole and at Peace. God be with you. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia
#30 Marlene Youngblood 2020-07-25 07:37
Kyle and Francelle,I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed your mother's friendship and will certainly miss her. I send you my prayers.
#29 Annette Kyzer 2020-07-25 07:30
Nancy, was a dear classmate and friend, she will be missed by all. Rest In Peace my dear friend.. God Bless the family and with prayers.
#28 Patricia Wiggins 2020-07-25 07:29
Francelle and family, I am so sorry fo see that your Mom passed. Prayers for you and your family. Your Mom made me feel so welcome. You were blessed to have such a wonderful Mother.
#27 Betsy Black 2020-07-24 22:22
Kyle, Michele and Max, so sorry to hear of Mrs Vaughn's passing. Such a delightful and happy lady - never saw her without a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
#26 John & Becky Pugh 2020-07-24 20:53
Our sincere sympathy to Nancy's family. She worked with us at Prosperity Drug for many years and was truly a valued asset to the Company. We will always have fond memories of her. May you find comfort in the knowledge that we care.
God's peace,
John & Becky
#25 Harriett Rucker 2020-07-24 19:36
Fran, Kyle, and Family, We grieve with you at this sad time. Your mom was a very special lady. She loved you dearly and enjoyed people in general. She is going to be deeply missed. We send our love and prayers to each of you. May God's love and your memories of your wonderful mother give you strength and peace now and in the days to come. You are in our prayers. Harriett and John Rucker
#24 Janet & Ronnie Chapm 2020-07-24 19:29
Francelle and family,
We are so sorry for your loss.. Ms. Nancy was such a sweet lady. Our sympathy and prayers will continue for all of you !
Love, Janet and Ronnie Chapman
#23 Dale & Sharon Cromer 2020-07-24 17:26
Francelle, Kyle and family, We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Nancy's passing. She was such a sweet lady. Cherish all your memories. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Dale and Sharon Cromer
#22 Debbie R Dominick 2020-07-24 16:55
Such fond childhood memories of our times together. Loved seeing Ms. Nancy in the drug store and chatting with her. You all are in my prayers.
#21 Rebecca Harmon Steen 2020-07-24 16:45
Francelle, Kyle and Family, so sorry to find out about Ms. Nancy's passing. She was such a sweet and friendly person. I loved talking to her at Prosperity Drug and of course have great memories of her from my childhood at Wightman. Prayers and Love to you all!!

Becky, Chris and Zachary
#20 Allison Hunter 2020-07-24 16:20
Mrs. Nancy was so sweet and kind. When we were new to Prosperity she was so friendly and went out of her way to make us feel welcome. My kids loved seeing her at the drug store! I am so sorry!!
#19 Martha Waller 2020-07-24 16:05
We are so sorry to learn of Mrs. Nancy’s death. Our prayers are with your family. Lynn and Martha Waller
#18 Pam DeHart 2020-07-24 15:42
I dearly loved Mr Lester and Mrs Nancy. May God give you strength in the days to come.
#17 Donna Eustace 2020-07-24 15:35
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Mrs. Nancy will be missed. She was so kind to us.
Sincerely, Tom and Donna Eustace
#16 George W Dawkins Jr 2020-07-24 15:29
Kyle and family, my condolences for the loss of your mother.
#15 Lana Bannister 2020-07-24 15:02
Francelle, Kyle, Anita and all the family, We are so sorry to hear about Nancy's passing. I know Lester was there to greet her with open arms. I will miss seeing her outside in the yard, walking Brandy and especially our chats.She was such a sweet lady. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God's peace be with you all. Wayne and Lana
#14 Christy Bouknight 2020-07-24 14:43
Lifting prayers for everyone during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, James, Zadean and Christy Bouknight
#13 Brice &Alice Boozer 2020-07-24 13:57
Kyle, Francelle and family,
Brice and I are truly sorry for the loss of your mom. She was the sweetest lady. Always ready to chat with you when you met. We send our prayers of strength and love to each of you at this time. May God bless each of you.
Alice, Brice and Jamie Boozer
#12 Lydia Merchant 2020-07-24 13:30
Francelle, Kyle, and Families, I am so sorry to here about "Miss" Nancy passing. She was a dear, sweet, and loving lady. I have enjoyed some good times with her when we would have to respond to help our firemen out. Cherish the memories that you all have made. Sending prayers and hugs. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.Lydia & David Merchant
#11 Butch & Tricia Price 2020-07-24 13:25
So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with each of you!
#10 Randy Malloy 2020-07-24 13:07
Kyle and family, please accept our deepest condolences during this difficult time. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care my dear friend. Randy and Kelly Malloy.
#9 Jimmy & Donna Berley 2020-07-24 12:54
Francelle and family, We were so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May the wonderful memories you hold deep inside your heart help comfort you. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Jimmy and I love you.
#8 Cindy Lou Pitts 2020-07-24 12:44
What a sweet lady who will be missed my many especially her church family. My God hold you close during this time of grief. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
God speed,
Cindy, Jessi and Sami Pitts
#7 Dolly & Wayne Blount 2020-07-24 12:02
Francelle and family, I am so very sorry to hear of your mother passing. Remember you are loved and in our hearts. May God hold all of you in his arms for comfort. I know how it is to lose a mother or father. You are in our hearts. Love, Wayne and Dolly
#6 Bennie Sue Hiller 2020-07-24 11:57
To The Family of Nancy Vaughn you have
my deepest Sympathy. By God grant you
comfort at this time.
Sue hiller
#5 PAULA STEWART 2020-07-24 11:55
We send love to you for the passing of a family member, Nancy. She will be missed by all who knew her. She has now joined her cousin, Jim Mills in heaven. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Jim, Paula, Will, Ryan Stewart and Joan MIlls.
#4 Deborah Ruff 2020-07-24 11:47
Miss Nancy was a special lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
#3 Lisa Lever 2020-07-24 11:38
Francelle and Kyle,
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Nancy's passing. I enjoyed working and spending time with her at the drugstore. She was one of a kind. I know you will miss her dearly, but she is well now and with Mr. Lester. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love to you all,
Lisa Killian Lever
#2 Earl&Gayle Leitzsey 2020-07-24 11:08
Francelle and Russell, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. We’ll keep you in our prayers.
#1 Nancy & Tim Owen 2020-07-24 10:53
Dear Francelle and family members, we are so sorrow to learn of your precious Mom’s passing. Please know that y’all are in our hearts and prayers. May you feel the love of our Heavenly Father embracing and leading you throughout the times to come. What a reunion we shall all have with our loved ones in that glorious home above. Our love and prayers, Tim & Nancy Owen