Norman Grover Vaughn, 79, of Lebanon, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, at his home in Lebanon. He was born on August 28, 1933, in Phoenix, Arizona, to the late Willie Grover Vaughn and Mattie Isabel Carruth Vaughn.
Norman was raised in Phoenix and later moved to the Madill area in 1956. In 1984, he moved back to Phoenix where he lived until April of this year. Norman married Itha Drucella (Cindy) Bridgeman on August 9, 1951, in Madill. He was self-employed and worked as a roofer.
Norman was affiliated with the Lebanon Baptist Church and he enjoyed hunting for gold, flea marketing, watching westerns and listening to Elvis Presley.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Vaughn, Lebanon, Oklahoma; children, Gary Vaughn, Aguila, Arizona, Brenda Flores and husband, Art, Chandler, Arizona, and Cindy Ruybal and husband, Dave, Alamosa, Colorado; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Vaughn and wife, Peggy, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Ronnie Vaughn and wife, Jackie, Phoenix, Arizona; brothers-in-law, Roy Bridgeman and wife, Jimmie Sue, Lebanon, Oklahoma, and Tyrone Bridgeman, Oakland, Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews and too many cousins to count.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, with a family hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill, Oklahoma. Pastor Bob Garsee will officiate the services. Interment will be at the Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Oklahoma.
Casket bearers: Shelby Dodd, Roy E. (Reb) Bridgeman, Glenn Brooks, Pete Bridgman, Joe Avery and Jim Avery.
Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.