The Progress-Index - - OBITUARIES -

Vir­ginia Raye Pow­ell Vaughan, 76, of Colo­nial Heights went to be with Je­sus and her Mama and Daddy, sis­ter, Patsy and great-nephew Greg on Mon­day, De­cem­ber 3, 2018. She was born to the late Beatrice Mae Thomp­son and Ray­mond Earl Pow­ell in Raleigh, N.C. and was raised in Colo­nial Heights. She loved the Lord and was a char­ter mem­ber of Swift Creek Bap­tist Church in Colo­nial Heights where she was a mem­ber of The Fel­low­ship Sun­day School Class and had sung in the choir. She was a re­tired Ac­coun­tant from the Vir­ginia De­part­ment of Trans­porta­tion. Vir­ginia was a re­tired mem­ber of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Gov­ern­men­tal Ac­coun­tants. She loved mu­sic and all of God’s lit­tle crea­tures. She would feed any­thing that was hun­gry and also loved rainy days and Christ­mas.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band of 54 years and the love of her life, Don­ald Ray Vaughan; nephew, Robert Archer; niece, Sandi Rose; brother-in-law, Billy Archer; sis­ter-in-law, Jean Vaughan Mor­ris and hus­band, Wayne; sons, Bryan and Dar­ryl and their fam­i­lies and pets, Spar­kee, Pat­tiKat and Holly. A very spe­cial thanks for the love and sup­port from Doris Sacra and her son, Charles Sacra.

A funeral ser­vice will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7, 2018, at Swift Creek Bap­tist Church, 18510 Bran­ders Bridge Road, S. Ch­ester­field, VA 23834. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Bland­ford Ceme­tery, Peters­burg. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends one hour prior to the ser­vice from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flow­ers, dona­tions may be made to Swift Creek Bap­tist Church, Benev­o­lent Fund or the Colo­nial Heights/ Peters­burg SPCA, 201 Tem­ple Av­enue, Suite E, Colo­nial Heights, VA 23834. Con­do­lences may be reg­is­tered at ealvins­

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