Bonnie Lee Vaughan was born April 4, 1928 in Miami to William Holland and Grace Adelaide (Lee) Gordon. She passed from this life April 15, 2011 in Dallas, TX, at the age of 83. Bonnie Lee Gordon married Cecil Vaughan April 3, 1948 in Miami and together they raised four children. Bonnie had lived in this area since 1966 and was a member of NARFE and Town and County Club. She was also a dedicated member of First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading, playing with her grandchildren and spending time with her family and friends. Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband: Cecil L. Vaughan; parents: William & Grace Gordon; five sisters: Nellene Garren, Faye Marie Gordon, Alice Jacobs & husband Arthur, Clara Clark and Carol Palmer & husband Joe and two brothers: Billy Zack Gordon & wife Bertha and Larry Holland Gordon. She is survived by three sons: Leonard Lee Vaughan & wife Gayla of Antlers, Robert Allan Vaughan & wife Debra of Farris, and James Edwin Vaughan & wife Cathy of Antlers; one daughter: Mary Louise Henderson & husband Kevin of Pittsburg, KS; eight grandchildren: Bonna Cannon, Lacey Cannon, Robert Cecil Cannon, Shawna Bingham & husband James, Deana Vaughan, Erin Sue Sorrells & husband Richard, Gregory Lee Vaughan, and Cody Vaughan; seven great grandchildren: Jaycie Bingham, Abbie Bingham, Madeline Sorrels, Cayd Sorrells, Wyatt Vaughan, Marshall Smith and Cannon Whitney; a brother: Alan Gordon & wife Patty of Winston, NM; brother-in-laws: Glen Clark of Pittsburg, KS and Bob Hamill of Nowata; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Robert Duran officiating. Musical selections include: “In the Garden” and “Old Rugged Cross.” Pallbearers include: Gregory Vaughan, Cody Vaughan, James Bingham, Richard Sorrells, Roger Palmer and Larry Johnston II, with the honorary pallbearer being Robert Cecil Cannon (on US Army deployment). Interment will follow at the Antlers City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral services conducted by
Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers