Mildred Lee Vaughan Medlin
Mildred Lee Vaughan Medlin, 88 years young, died peacefully at home on April 7, 2016.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Irey Medlin. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Vaughan and Ruby Blythe Vaughan. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Martin Vaughan, Donald Vaughan, Al Vaughan, John Henry Vaughan, Jr., and her sister, Betty Jean Vaughan Wells.
She is survived by her children, Michael Irey Medlin and wife, Belinda, Cynthia Medlin Fowler and husband, Doug, and Clarence Keith Medlin. Mildred is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mildred and Clarence were married 60 years and worked side-by-side while operating numerous businesses, including: Toddler & Tots Day Care, Oscars Restaurant, M&M Supermarket in Gaston, NC, Best Buy Furniture, C&M Cafeteria, Medlin Tire Center, Lu Carol's (women's clothing) and Claude's Restaurant.
Mildred was a member of First Baptist Church, where she loved singing in the choir and helping organize church functions. Mildred was able to remain in her home with the loving care of her caregivers. The family would love to thank you and honor you for the love and care you gave our mother during her illness. Bobbie Smith, Donna Davis, Stephanie Turner, Elizabeth Harvey, Georgia Ann Hubbard, Jessica Collier; we could not have made it without all of you.
The family would also like to thank Community Home Health and Hospice for its excellent care in her last days.
The family will receive friends at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services, 731 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids on Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Funeral services for Mildred will be at First Baptist Church on Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dathan Hall officiating.
Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 515 Becker Drive, Roanoke Rapids, NC.