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Friday, 23 November 2018 15:07

Christine Hawkins Vaughan

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Christine Hawkins Vaughan, 91, formerly of Dolphin, Virginia, passed away in New Bern, North Carolina on Wednesday, November 21.2018. Born on November 14, 1927 of Charlie and Gertrude Hawkins, Christine lived 85 years in her beloved community in Virginia, but due to aging concerns, moved to North Carolina to be cared for by her daughters and their husbands. While in North Carolina, she attended Trinity Episcopal Church in Chocowinity and St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in New Bern. In addition to her parents, Christine is predeceased by her husband, Francis Anderson Vaughan, son, William Harrison “Billy” Vaughan and sister, Dorothy Hawkins Dixon. Surviving her are her children, Charles E. Vaughan (Bettie) of Lawrenceville, Virginia; daughters, Gray Albritton (Billy) of Chocowinity and Fran Laskovics (Buck) of New Bern. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Services will be held at Liberty Church, 3381 Planters Rd., Lawrenceville, Virginia, Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00 noon. The family will receive friends Thursday from 11:00 to 12:00, one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dolphin Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 67, Dolphin, VA 23843.
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6 comments

  • Comment Link Bonnie Griffin Pendergrass Monday, 10 December 2018 11:38 posted by Bonnie Griffin Pendergrass

    Makes me so sad to hear of Christine's passing. What an icon she was in the community of Dolphin. She and Francis were always such good friends of my parents, Doris and Wilson Grifin. Thoughts go out to the family. RIP Christine.
    Bonnie Griffin Pendergrass

  • Comment Link Kell Fleshood Saturday, 01 December 2018 09:38 posted by Kell Fleshood

    I am so sorry to hear about Christine. When I was a boy we sure had fun around Dolphin. She was always happy and kind and she thought I was funny. She always welcomed all of us boys. She lived a long life. I hope she had a peaceful journey and I know she has gone to the light of the love of her Almighty savior!! Sending peace and love to the family. Kell.

  • Comment Link Trena Peebles Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:00 posted by Trena Peebles

    I had not heard this. Another great lady gone.

  • Comment Link VaughanHargrave Monday, 26 November 2018 17:25 posted by VaughanHargrave

    Cousins
    Sorry to hear of Christines passing but sure she is in peace. I have to smile at many memories but the one that breaks me up was when Uncle had to explain how Christine broke his rib one night)
    Vaughan

  • Comment Link Esther Sanderson Monday, 26 November 2018 09:35 posted by Esther Sanderson

    Charles, Bettie & Family,
    I am sorry to hear of Christine's passing. She was a dear friend to my mom and she always talked about her with such fondness. I am sure they are catching up and enjoying the reunion. I know it leaves a void with us here, but we have the promise... praying for peace & comfort for you all during this difficult time.

    love,
    Esther

  • Comment Link Jan Hitchcock Saturday, 24 November 2018 10:16 posted by Jan Hitchcock

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I can only imagine the homecoming she is having with those who went before her. For sure they are having a big Brunswick stew in her honor.
    Love to all the cousins.
    Jan Dixon Hitchcock

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