Funeral services for Edward "Ed" Vaughn Sr. will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Tucker Grove M.B. Church in Marvell.

Funeral services for Edward "Ed" Vaughn Sr. will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Tucker Grove M.B. Church in Marvell. Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today in the Stephens Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in the Poplar Grove Cemetery. Rev. Von Daniels will officiate.
Vaughn was born to M.C. Gilyard Sr. and Beulah Mae Vaughn Gilyard in Poplar Grove.
A son, Edward Vaughn Jr., whose mother was Claudia Fulcher; a stepson, Torish Fulcher; and a granddaughter, Takira Fulcher preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Beulah Mae Vaughn-Gilyard; a son, Edward Vaughn Jr.; six brothers, Walter (Mattie) Vaughn of Helena-West Helena; James (Maria) Vaughn of Los Angeles, George Vaughn, Floyd Vaughn, M.C. Gilyard Jr. of Poplar Grove, Earl (Clois) Vaughn of Rondo; four sisters, Ora Lee Sparks (Freddie), Ruby (Melvin) Vaughn-Jones, Maxine Vaughn of Los Angeles and Rosetta Vaughn of Stone Mountain, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Lucy Vaughn of Marianna; an uncle, Lethel Vaughn of Chicago; an aunt, Rosie Lee Day of Pomona, Calif.; two like-brothers, Jonah Smith Jr. and Gary Porter; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Stephens Funeral Home will direct services.