Elaine Turner Vaughan, 85


Funeral services for Elaine Vaughan, 85, of Bakersfield, were held Sept. 10, 2021, at Bakersfield Full Gospel Church in Bakersfield. Mrs. Vaughan died Sept. 7 at her home.   

 She was born Dec. 3, 1935,  in Bakersfield, the daughter of Theodore and Gertrude McFarland Turner. On March 8, 1958, in Bakersfield, she married Max Vaughan.

Before her retirement, Mrs. Vaughan was a bus driver and a deputy sheriff. 

She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed fishing. Mrs. Vaughan was a member of Bakersfield Full Gospel Church. 

She is survived by three children, Kenny Vaughan and Kevin Vaughan, both of Bakersfield, and Keith Vaughan and wife Linda of Cabool; seven grandchildren, Shannon Bridges, Kara Heitman, Katie Vaughan, Sam Vaughan, Sarah Middleton, Shelby Kingston and Joe Vaughan; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews . 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, who died July 16, 2021; one son, Brian Kelly Vaughan; three brothers, Jack, Wayne and Mayford Turner; and one sister, Quanita Hollstine.   

Burial will be in the Bakersfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bakersfield Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at robertsondrago.com.

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, directors.

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