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Mary Vaughan

December 23, 1945 — July 24, 2022

Mary Vaughan

Graveside service for Mary Katherine Vaughan, 76, of Glen Rose will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 29, 2022, in Rosehill Cemetery.

On the early morning of July 24, 2022, Mary Katherine "Kathy" Vaughan went to sleep and woke up in the arms of Jesus. Kathy was born on December 23, 1945, in Magee, Mississippi. As a child she moved to Texas and that became home for her. In the fall of her life, she met and married Charles Vaughan, the love of her life on January 8, 1993.

Kathy worked with and loved her parents Bill and Sarah Kitchens in their family bakery in Cleburne, TX. Working in the bakery established her love for baking and cooking for her family. One of her specialties was her amazing cake squares. Over the years, she continued to work in the food industry managing several different restaurants. In the 1990s, she and Charles opened and operated a donut shop in Rio Vista, TX. The past several years, she worked for J.R. Temple Properties in Cleburne.

Kathy was a member of Granbury Street Church of Christ. She loved the Lord and when things got tough, she would always say that God has a plan, and it will all work out. She also loved old country music with a passion.

Kathy is preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Sarah Kitchens; husband, Charles Vaughan; daughter, Angie Joslin; infant son, Jackie Richey; brothers, Billy Kitchens and Wayne Kitchens.

She is survived by her son, Mike Mingus and wife, Tammy of Athens, TX, sons, Kenneth Richey of Covington, TX., Darrell Richey of Blum, TX and Matthew Vaughan of Cleburne, TX; siblings, Jo Ann Bates of Cleburne, TX and David Kitchens of Hawaii. She has 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends, especially Shelli Cash. She also leaves behind her two precious pets, Gizzy and Footy.

A special thanks to the rock star nurse’s Dedra Nelson, Wendy Womack and Laura Bohannon at Glen Rose Nursing Home. Their care and compassion for
Kathy is truly immeasurable. She will be greatly missed. She was truly loved and loved truly.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Dementia Society of America.
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