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March 19, 1964

Canon City Daily Record; Canon City, Co.
Funeral services for Turp D. VAUGHN, 71, late of Canon City, were held at the Chapel of the Garden at 10:30 Tuesday morning, March 21, with Charles Brackett of the Church of Christ officiating. The choir of the of the Church of Christ sang “Hand in Hand with Jesus,” “Near to the Heart of God” and “After the Shadows,”
Mr. Vaughn was born in Thayer, Missouri, January 4,1896, and died at his home here March 17. He had been sick since 1957 and in a serious condition the past two months. Before coming to Colorado he lived in Oklahoma where he was engaged in farming. When he came to Colorado in 1943 he went to work as a mechanic for the Ideal Cement Plant at Portland. He worked there until ill health forced him to retire in 1957.
On July 14, 1927 in Pawnee, Oklahoma, he married Alice EDWARDS, who survives, as do three children, Mrs. Earl DICKENS, James Vaughn and Robert Vaughn, all of Canon City; four grandchildren; a brother, Neil Vaughn, Cleveland, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs Essie COLLINS, Kansas City,Missouri.
Services and burial in Lakeside Cemetery, were by Holt & Wilson Funeral Directors.
Submitted by: Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick, [email protected]

July 17, 1975

VAUGHN - Stigler, Haskell Co., OK
Canon City Daily Record; Canon City, CO.
Alice Vaughn Died Tuesday: Mrs Alice Lenora VAUGHN, late of Canon City died Tuesday at the St.Thomas More Hospital. She was 63.
Mrs. Vaughn was born Dec. 21, 1911 in Stigler, Okla. Mrs. Vaughn married Turp D Vaughn in Pawnee, Okla, on July 14, 1927. he died in 1967. The couple came to Canon City in 1943 and lived most of the time since then at 1022 S.First St. She was an active worker in the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Canon City.
Survivors include their sons, James and Robert and a daughter Lenora . Also surviving are three grandchildren and one great grandchild; and two sisters May and Josephine. Two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Pastor Don Martin will conduct funeral services friday at 1 p.m. in the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Holt and Wilson Almont Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Additional information submitted by; Granddaughter of Cynthia Lenora (Nora)Cook-Shropshire-Caldwell
Submitted by: Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick, [email protected]

December 16, 1992

Canon City Daily Record; Canon City, CO
Robert Anthony VAUGHN, 59 of Canon City died Dec.14, 1992.
He was born June 29,1933, in Pawnee, Okla., to Turp and Alice (EDWARDS) VAUGHN. Mr Vaughn had lived in Canon City since 1943, moving here from Jennings, Okla. he received his college education from Pueblo Junior College and Adams State College. He earned his master’s degree from Adams State. Mr. Vaughn retired as a school teacher. He taught driver’s education and history at Canon City High School.
Survivors include a brother; James; a sister; Lenora; two nephews and a niece: Mr Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents and two nephews.
Services will be held Thursday Dec. 17, 11 a.m. at Holt Family Chapel of the Garden with Pastor Bob Pedigo officiating. Service will conclude at the chapel.
Additional information provided by submitter; Robert was Great Grandson of Cynthia Lenora (Nora) Cook-Shropshire-Caldwell
Submitted by: Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick, [email protected]

February 9, 1998

PEGRAM - Ada, Pontotoc Co., OK
From the Gazette Telegraph, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mary Louise Pegram, 82, died Feb. 9, 1998, in Colorado Springs.
Mrs. PEGRAM was born September 17, 1915, in Ada, Oklahoma. She was married in 1935 to Albert Austin Pegram. Mrs. Pegram is survived by a son, John E.; two daughters, Joyce and Bette; a sister LaVerne; a brother, James Rose; three grandchildren; and a great-granson. Services will be in Ada.
Submitted by [email protected]

July 23, 1998

FIELDS, GEORGE - Fairland, Ottawa Co., Ok
In Loving Memory of Dollie Oletta (FIELDS) GEORGE of Fairland, Oklahoma who passed away July 23, 1998 at her home with her two youngest daughters, Dianna and Sandra at her side. She had been hospitalized at Miami Baptist for a month and went home July 22nd, her wish was to go home.
Born April 18, 1918 in Jay, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Thomas J. and Alta B. Fields. She had five brothers and four sisters. She married Stanley William George of Fairland on December 19, 1936. Stanley passed away February 9, 1990 at a Joplin, Missouri hospital of cancer. They leave four daughters, Janelle of Georgia, Karen, Sandra of OK and Dianna of California.
Funeral services for Dollie were held July 27, 1998 at 1st Baptist Church in Jay with Rev. Joe Reeves officiating. Burial was beside Stanley at Mt. Herman Cementary outside Jay.
The memorial service was done exactly as Dollie had requested. Dollie's nieces, Linda and BobbyAnn and nephew Phil Achten sang her favorite songs. Linda played the piano. Bob sang "Amazing Grace" in English and Cherokee and played guitar.. Jim also played the guitar. Pallbears: Her nephews John, Edwin, Winston, Rick, Richard, Allan, and Denzel carried her. Hinderliter-Woodard Funeral Home in Jay handled the services.
Dollie's granddaughters Malissa and Amanda combed and styled her hair for the memorial service. Dollie was a severe   diabetic and recently lost both legs to the disease. It was her wish that any memorials be made in her memory to The Diabetes Center C/O Miami Baptist Hospital in Miami.
This memorial was submitted by the youngest daughter, Dianna Batts at [email protected]

September 21, 1998

CARR, MARTIN, PRICE - Sulpher, Murray Co., Ok 
State Of Colorado Certification of Vital Record County of Crowley Town of Crowley Registration District 136
Joanna Catherine (CARR) PRICE was born in Callaway Co , MO on Oct 18,1869 to George J. CARR and Catherine MARTIN CARR
She was married to Dennis PRICE and lived in Colorado at the time of her Death.
She was to be buried in Checotah and for some reason was layed to rest in Sulpher Ok, instead. She was the mother of Daivd, Claude, Seeb, Frank, George, Effie, and Florence PRICE.
Submitted by: Karen Price-Pfister [email protected]


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