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Betty Jo Vaughn

July 18, 1932 — December 13, 2023

Archie, Missouri

Betty Jo Vaughn

Betty Jo Vaughn of Archie, Missouri was born July 18, 1932 in Pleasant Hill, Missouri the daughter of Omer Humboldt and Ruth Irene (Lightfoot) Lugenbeel. She departed this life on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at her home surrounded by love and family at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 25 days.

On September 8, 1948 Betty Jo was united in marriage to James Lee Vaughn Jr. in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

Betty Jo was a homemaker. She was a lifelong resident of Archie, Missouri and was of the Baptist faith. Betty Jo enjoyed reading, sewing, being with her family and watching television especially cooking shows.

Besides her parents, Betty Jo was preceded in death by her husband, James on June 28, 2003; two sons, William R. Vaughn and Robert Layne Vaughn; a grand-daughter, Laura Vaughn; two brothers, Richard and Donald and her sister, Mildred Smith.

Betty Jo is survived by three sons, Homer L. Vaughn, Kansas City, MO, James B. Vaughn, Butler, MO, Joseph A. Vaughn, Archie, MO; two daughters, Bonnie Majors, Pleasant Hill, MO, Joyce E. Forbus, Independence, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; several great and great-great grandchildren; a brother, James D. Lugenbeel, Blue Springs, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.

Cremation with a Memorial Graveside Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday December 23, 2023 at Freeman Cemetery, Freeman Missouri.
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