Dana Jo Vaughn

December 7, 1937 ~ December 27, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Dana Jo Vaughn,85, of Providence passed away on Tuesday December 27, 2022, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville, KY.

Mrs. Vaughn was born in Clay, KY on December 7, 1937, the daughter of the late Mr. Elzie Jack Brantley and Mrs. Octavia Margarete Crumpton Brantley. Mrs. Vaughn was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Vaughn on February 15, 1999, and her brother Winfred “Winky” Brantley.

She was a member of Diamond Missionary Baptist Church, she retired from driving a school bus after 33 years, she was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, she enjoyed working in her yard, garden, and planting flowers.

She is survived by her daughter, Dana L. Vaughn of Providence, her son, Dennis Vaughn of Madisonville, her sisters, Marie Vaughn of Providence, Jackie Henry of St. Claire, MO; one brother, Doug Brantley of Clay, KY; grandchildren, Cassandra Vaughn, Keith Wyatt, Zachary D. Stewart, and Joshua Jacob Stewart, great grandchildren, Victoria Kayana Vaughn, Brandon Allen McChesney, Daniel Wayne Wyatt, Karleigh Danielle Wyatt.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 31, 2022, at 1:00PM in the Lucille Melton Memorial Chapel at Melton Funeral Home with Bro. Micah Kelley officiating, with burial to follow in the Lakeview Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00PM until 7:00PM on Friday December 30, 2022, and from 10:00AM until the service hour on Saturday December 31, 2022, at Melton Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope Animal Rescue 526 Atkinson Street Henderson, KY 42420



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December 30, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Melton Funeral Home
206 Cedar Street
Providence, KY 42450

Funeral Service
December 31, 2022

1:00 PM
Lucille Melton Memorial Chapel, Melton Funeral Home


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