Minnie Vaughn Myers, 87, of Prosperity, widow of Nolan M. “Sam” Myers, died April 16, 2015 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on January 25, 1928, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late John Allen and Nezzie Rivers Vaughn. She retired from Damon International and was a member of Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class.

She is survived by daughters, Pasty (Donny) Sligh and Linda Sue (Steve) Kinard both of Newberry, and Sandra (Roy) Hill of Prosperity; a son, Jerry (Shirley) Myers of Prosperity; a sister, Janie Boland formerly of Newberry; grandchildren, Allen (Lisa) Sligh, Melissa (Robert) Dennis, Belinda (Johnny) Trammell, Amanda Myers, and Jenny (Brent) Long; great-grandchildren, Madison Dennis, Clayton Dennis, Alli (Jackson) Graham, John Steven Trammell, Tori Long, and Ryan Long. She was predeceased by brothers, Berge Vaughn and Colie Vaughn, and by a sister, Christine Cromer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4:30 Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church by the Rev. Floyd Sides. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will be at her residence and receive friends Saturday from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Bachman Chapel Handicap Fund, 3074 Bachman Chapel Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

The family would like to thank Dr. Oscar Lovelace, Dr. Chip Dixon, Dr. Lisa Heichberger and the staffs of White Oak Manor and Newberry County Memorial Hospital for their love and care.

Active pall bearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons.

A note of condolence may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#33 Brice & Alice Boozer 2015-04-29 14:17
Brice and I are so sorry for the lost of your Mother. She was such a sweet lady and will be greatly missed. Hang on to your many memories and hold them close to your heart. She will always be with you.
God bless you and the family.
#32 Becky Harmon Steen 2015-04-20 16:44
Melissa, Allen and Belinda, So sorry to hear of your grandma's passing. I have great memories of her and your granddad from when we were younger. Prayers for peace and comfort. Love, Becky and family
#31 Bart Dominick 2015-04-20 09:18
Dear Family,
I am very sorry to hear of Mrs. Myers passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Bring You Peace. With Christian Love and Sympathy,
Bart Dominick and Family
#30 Michelle M Black 2015-04-20 08:03

I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. We are praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

Maddalena Family
#29 Ann Phillips-Stone 2015-04-19 20:26
My heart felt sympathy to you all. She was a wonderful lady who loved God and her family.
#28 Pam Lindler DeHart 2015-04-19 16:11
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Myers passing. She was such a sweet lady. Prayers are with the family.
#27 Becky Harmon Steen 2015-04-19 14:52
So sorry to hear about Mrs. Minnie. I have great memories of her and your granddad when we were kids. Prayers for peace and comfort. Love, Becky and family
#26 ronnie wicker 2015-04-19 13:38
Sorry to hear about Ms.Minnie she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Ronnie and Carolyn Wicker
#25 Molly Shealy Branton 2015-04-19 08:50
I am so very sorry. You all were so devoted to your mom and I know you will miss her, but know she is well again with her loved ones in heaven. I'm so glad we got connected again, loved seeing her with Patsy at Wendy's on Fridays when I had Mom there. Love, Molly Shealy Branton
#24 Tommie Ann Danielsen 2015-04-18 21:46
Melissa, Robert and all family, special thoughts and prayers are with you in your dear loss but Heaven's gain.
#23 Wendi B. Caudill 2015-04-18 16:32
Brent, Jenny, Tori and Ryan, sorry to hear about the passing of your granny. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Love, Shannon & Wendi Caudill
#22 Keith and Amy 2015-04-18 15:55
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of mrs. Minnie. Our thoughts and prayers. Are with you.
#21 Ann Dawson 2015-04-18 15:05
Patsy & Sandra and all the family, my deepest sympathy to you at this sad time. Your Mother was a lovely lady and I always enjoyed talking with her at the Smilin' Swingers Anniversary dances and also enjoyed visiting in her home just recently with my sister, Fran. May you have peace and comfort in the coming days as you all adjust to your loss.
#20 R Brown 2015-04-18 11:12
I am sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in the resurrection promise at John 5:28,29 that reads; "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming when all that are in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."
#19 Allene Dawkins 2015-04-17 23:22
I was so sorry to hear about Mrs. Minnie. All of you are in my thoughts & prayers! May God bless each of you & give you peace!!
#18 Phyllis Sanders 2015-04-17 21:00
My heartfelt sympathy. All of you were so devoted to her and I'm sure will miss her very much. My continued prayers for all of you.
Phyllis Shealy Sanders
#17 Peggy Marlowe 2015-04-17 20:22
Patsy and family, So sorry for your loss. Minnie was so much fun when we traveled with the "RoadRunners. I really enjoyed her company. Love, Peggy & Johnny Marlowe
#16 Donna Jacobs 2015-04-17 19:24
Dear Family, I am sorry for your loss. God received another angel this week. Hold your precious memories close. In Christian love, Donna and Eugene Jacobs
#15 Holly B. Wessinger 2015-04-17 18:59
So sorry to hear about Ms. Minnie! Praying for you all.
With sympathy, Holly
#14 Deb & Derrill Taylor 2015-04-17 18:16
Please accept our sincere condolence during your time of loss. Treasure the wonderful memories. May God's peace be with you all. Sincerely, Debra & Derrill Taylor
#13 Dianne Bundrick 2015-04-17 17:38
Patsy, Sandra, and Melissa I am so sorry to hear about Miss Minnie!!!!! I know she will be missed very much!!!! My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time!!!! Take care!!!!!
#12 Gary William 2015-04-17 17:08
She was my second mama - I have been sitting here thinking how many nights did I spend at her house ? So many memories of late summer nights, wonderful homemade food, playing in the woods and just good ole family love. I know Sam, my Mama and Daddy will be telling stories in heaven now ! Love to the whole family - Gary & -Beth Harmon
#11 Helen/Wes Griffin 2015-04-17 16:06
Our hearts are heavy for your loss, though happy for Miss Minnie as she meets her Lord. Our prayers for comfort are with you. "Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted."
#10 Lorie Hawkins 2015-04-17 15:51
I am sorry to hear of Mrs. Myers passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
#9 Donna S Long 2015-04-17 13:30
Jenny Brent Tori and Ryan
I'm so sorry for your loss. Know that she will always be with you and that she has gone home to be with family that went before her.
Love Always
Nanny/Anna Rae Smith
#8 The Morris Family 2015-04-17 13:29
To the family,
Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time. Love, Craig, Selina & Telina
#7 Donna S Long 2015-04-17 13:26
Jenny,Brent,Tor i,Ryan and family I am so sorry for the loss of your Granny. I know that all of you will miss her greatly. My prayers are with you and your family.
#6 ann long 2015-04-17 12:23
Sandra and Family
So sorry to hear of your loss and I know she will be greatly missed,but know she is a better place with the heavenly Father and all the angels before her. I will keep you in my prayers.

Love You,
#5 Billy & Edith Morris 2015-04-17 12:17
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom. I remember her from years ago at Summer Memorial. May your sweet memories carry you through your grief.
Edith Morris
#4 The Werts Family 2015-04-17 12:06
We are so sorry to hear of Granny's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Joe, Kim, and Hunter Werts
#3 Lynn Wessinger 2015-04-17 11:59
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Myers. I know she will be missed by all of you. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time of grief - for your loss and celebration of a life well-lived. I pray precious memories will hold you and see you through. Lynn and Larry Wessinger
#2 Donnie Wilson 2015-04-17 11:03
Pasty, and family I'm so sorry for you'll loss. Ms. Minnie was a great person and will be missed by many. be in comfort knowing that she is with her many loved ones that have gone before her.

Donnie & Pam
#1 Vicki Hendrix 2015-04-17 10:35
To Jenny and family:
I was so sorry to learn of Mrs. Myers passing. She was such a nice lady, and I know you will miss her. You will be in my prayers.

Vicki Hendrix

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