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Gladys "Teenie" Inez (Bethel) Vaughn

October 8, 1929 ~ November 11, 2022 (age 93)
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Mrs. Gladys Bethel Vaughn of 1210 Westmoreland Dr. Burlington transitioned from her labor here on earth to her Heavenly reward on Friday morning November 11, 2022.  Mrs. Vaughn was born in Alamance County, NC to Mr. Glennie Bethel, Sr. and Mrs. Maggie Gunn Bethel.  Mrs. Vaughn was lovingly referred to by many as Mrs. "Teenie" or "Rudy".

Mrs. "Teenie" was a graduate of Jordan Sellars High School and a faithful member of Ebenezer UCC, where she served and worship as a member of the choir and  a Missionary.  She was married to the late Mr. Walter Vaughn and this union was blessed with two sons, Walter "Duke" Clifford Vaughn and Gary "Luppy" Lamar Vaughn.

Her smile, life and legacy will be forever cherished by her son, Walter "Duke" Vaughn; sister, Vinna Mae Bethel; 2 grandchildren, Monica Vaughn Nelson, Toyia Vaughn Elstak (Everette I); 4 great grandchildren, Essence Vaughn, Moriah Nelson, Everette Elstak II and Eva Elstak along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Mrs. "Teenie" was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Glennie & Mrs. Maggie Bethel, Sr.; her husband, Walter Vaughn; son, Gary "Luppy" Vaughn and two brothers, James Bethel and Glennie Bethel, Jr.

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Public Viewing/walk through
November 16, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
November 17, 2022

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Ebenezer United Church of Christ
734 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
November 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Ebenezer United Church of Christ
734 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217


North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217

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In Loving Memory Of

Gladys "Teenie" Vaughn

October 8, 1929-November 11, 2022

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