Loreli Vaughn

May 18, 1942January 16, 2019

Mom, We All Love You and are Going to Miss You Very Much… Rest in Peace

Willean "Loreli" Chester Vaughn, age 76, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the Stanley Total Living Center in Stanley, North Carolina. Loreli was a lady who never had a mean word to say about anyone. She loved her dogs greatly, loved to bowl and mostly, she loved her family. She will always be missed for her hugs, kisses and her smile. Those left to cherish Loreli's memories and carry on her legacy are her son: Howard Vaughn of Charlotte, North Carolina; daughters and sons in law: Laura Stone of Belmont, North Carolina, Evelyn June and James Savage of Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada, Susan and Douglas Austin of Indian Trail, North Carolina, Florence and Kevin Shuford of Bessemer City, North Carolina; grandchildren: Robert Dean III, Savanna Mintz, Nicholas Williams, Amber Moses, Crystal Splawn, Kendra Brooke Shuford, Courtney Galloway and Alexis Vaughn; nine great grandchildren also survive. Loreli was born in Mooresville, North Carolina to the late William Chester and Florence Phillips Chester. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Harry Eugene Vaughn who passed away on January 23, 2011.

A Life Well Celebrated Ceremony will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday ~ January 19, 2019 at the Community Pentecostal Center, 320 Ralph Handsel Blvd., Stanley, North Carolina with Reverend Eddie McGinnis delivering words of comfort and hope to Loreli's family and friends. Active pallbearers are Kevin Shuford, Mark Etchison, Joshua Splawn, Matthew Moses, Joseph Mintz and Bobby Dean.

Graveside and committal will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, 607 McKnight Street, Belmont, North Carolina.

The family will receive guests from 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10001 or

Expressions of love and fond memories may be placed on Loreli's guestbook at

The Dallas Funeral Home is compassionately serving the family of Loreli Vaughn.


  • Howard Vaughn, Son
  • Laura Stone, Daughter
  • Evelyn June Savage, Daughter
  • James Savage, Son-in-law
  • Susan Austin, Daughter
  • Douglas Austin, Son-in-law
  • Florence Shuford, Daughter
  • Kevin Shuford, Son-in-law
  • Robert Dean III, Grandson
  • Savanna Mintz, Granddaughter
  • Nicholas Williams, Grandson
  • Amber Moses, Granddaughter
  • Crystal Splawn, Granddaughter
  • Kendra Brooke Shuford, Granddaughter
  • Courtney Galloway, Granddaughter
  • Alexis Vaughn, Granddaughter
  • Harry Eugene Vaughn, Husband Deceased
  • William Chester, Father Deceased
  • Florence Phillips Chester, Mother Deceased
  • Douglas Chester, Brother Deceased
  • Billie Faye Hall, Sister Deceased
  • Nine great grandchildren also survive.

  • Kevin Shuford
  • Mark Etchison
  • Joshua Splawn
  • Matthew Moses
  • Joseph Mintz
  • Bobby Dean


  • Receiving of Guests Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Life Well Celebrated Ceremony Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Graveside and Committal Service Saturday, January 19, 2019

Loreli Vaughn

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Sherry Houck Leggett

January 19, 2019

Aunt Loreli, Lisa and Suzie, Leggett wedding October 1, 2004

Sherry Houck Leggett

January 19, 2019

Savanna, Florence and Aunt Loreli at my wedding Oct 1, 2004

Sherry Houck Leggett

January 19, 2019

Two of my favorite people. Sad they are not here with us, but happy they are reunited in Heaven! May your rest be peaceful now that you are together. You are missed and very much loved.

Sherry, Chad and CJ