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Edward Rice Vaughn, Jr.

Edward Rice Vaughn, Jr., lifelong resident of Morris, died Sunday afternoon, December 12, 2004 near Morris. He was 54 years of age. He was born July 27, 1950 in Morris to Edward Rice Vaughn, Sr. and Rudy Rebecca (Whisman) Vaughn. Ed was a Field operations Manager for Otis Elevator, where he had worked for many years. He was preceded

in death by his parents and a sister, Debra Lynn. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Linda (Roy) Vaughn, of the home, two sons, Scott Reece of Carrollton, Texas and Edward R. Vaughn III and wife Desiree of Mason, Oklahoma a nephew, T.J. Mead, a niece, Rebecca Lynn Kimbrel and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may visit the funeral home on Thursday from noon until 8:00 P.M.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. on Friday, December 17, 2004 at the Trinity Baptist Church of Morris with Reverend David Hamilton officiating. Music will be provided by Mrs. Sue Flanagan and Mrs. Mary Gaston. Casketbearers will be Darrell Barnes, Joe Gilbert, Jeff Abbott, Nokey Klutts, Grady Walters and Jim Morton. Interment will be in the Okmulgee Cemetery following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Baptist Church for the Agape Pregnancy Crisis Center. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.