October 13, 1931 - October 4, 2003
Virginia Mae Vaughn Gordon, age 71, of Memphis, TN passed away Saturday afternoon, October 4, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Virginia was born October 13, 1931 in Ada, OK. She graduated from Ada High School, then attended the Methodist School of Nursing in Dallas, TX, graduating in 1952. Virginia worked as a registered nurse in Oklahoma until their family moved to Memphis in 1966. Virginia continued nursing at St. Francis Hospital and Arlington Developmental Center for 30 years before retiring in 1996. Her caring nature benefited not only her patients, but extended to her parents, other family members, and friends throughout her life. Virginia was a member of Kingsway Christian Church, the Church Circle Club and other church organizations, the Memphis Garden Club and several other social clubs. She was very interested in her daughter's artistic ability and attended numerous fund raising shows and auctions with her. She also enjoyed listening to her son play bass guitar with several bands. After retiring, she focused her attention on her cats, Scooter and Carrot. She enjoyed many pleasurable hours with them. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Clydia Vaughn. She is survived by her daughter Debora Gordon, and her son Douglas Gordon, both of Memphis; two grandchildren, Seth and Leigh Ann Gordon of Jackson, TN; two brothers, Don Vaughn and his wife Ramona of Purcell, OK, and Bailey Vaughn and his wife Lisa of Meeker, OK; two sisters, Phyllis Rutledge of Dickson, TN, and her husband Larry; and Joyce Taylor of Houston, TX; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. Virginia will be missed very much by one and all. Funeral services for Virginia Mae Vaughn Gordon will be Thursday, October 9, 2003, 2:00 p.m., at the B. G. Boydston Funeral Home Chapel, Lindsay, Oklahoma. Rev. Rick Connelly of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Purcell, Oklahoma and J. D. Bryant of the Church of Christ, Lindsay, Oklahoma will officiate the services. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, Oklahoma. The family has suggested a memorial to the Memphis Humane Society or the American Heart Association, or the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent online at www.boydstonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with B.G. Boydston Funeral Home in Lindsay,Oklahoma.
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