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Marvin Louis "Shorty" Vaughn
August 4, 1932 - May 14, 2022

Marvin Louis “Shorty” Vaughn of Trumann departed this life Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the family residence at the age of 89 years, 9 months and 10 days.  He was born Thursday, August 4, 1932 in Senath, Mo to the late Troy and Bertha Johnson Vaughn.  He was a retired factory worker, living in Trumann for the past 59 years coming from Senath and a member of the Providence Baptist Church.  Mr. Vaughn was preceded in death by his first wife, Flora Mae Vaughn, his granddaughter, Madison Vaughn, two bros., L.C. and Billy Wayne Vaughn and his parents.      He is survived by his wife, Shirley Vaughn of the home; three daughters, Virginia (Durrell) Newell and Amanda (Ellis) Eaton both of Trumann and Lisa (Henry) Oswald of Jonesboro; two sons, Terry (Cindy) Vaughn of Hornersville, MO., and Jeff Vaughn of Trumann; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  Celebration of life will be Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Brooks officiating.   Committal service will be Thursday at 12:00 noon at Senath Cemetery in Senath, MO       Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Dye II, D.J. Newell, Dylan Newell, Micah Newell, Max Ruiz and Ricky Oswald.  Honorary pallbearers will be men of Providence Baptist Church.      In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is optional and social distancing will be observed.      An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net      

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May 18, 2022
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

May 19, 2022
10:00 AM

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  1. Tammy McNatt, Trumann, Ar says

    So sorry to hear of shorty's passing. Him and Daddy go way back and Lisa we love you and all the family! Prayers, Tammy Williams McNatt!

  2. Terry Randy Fain Sr., Trumann Arkansas says

    To Virginia Terry Lisa Amanda I love you all and are in my prayers. Keep looking to God for faith.

  3. Pam Moss, Jonesboro Arkansas says

    Shorty I love you and you will be missed. You was like a daddy to me. You was always there for me. I will see you and momma and daddy in heaven one day.

  4. Amanda Eaton, Trumann says

    To My Daddy, I am missing you so much.....I love you so very much.....Daddy i was not prepared for this my heart is breaking I will always love you will always be in my heart I am your baby girl and always will be

  5. Virginia Newell, Trumann Arkansas says

    My Dearest Daddy : I Pray that you are pleased with the way Amanda and I put you to rest .. I promise you that No-one will Start any Drama like we talked about . .. Daddy I knew it was going to hurt but I wasn't this prepared . I promise to keep in contact with Shriley and the boys .. They are Our Family .. Well Daddy As the the Police say We have it from here End of Your Shift as A - Daddy , Husband , Grandpa - Great grandpa , Great- Great Grandpa and Uncle... Go Rest High on that Mountain Dad!! I LOVE YOU Daddy Your first Born Virginia .. and when I hear the Song I Loved Her First will remind me of you

  6. Danny Harper , Trumann Arkansas says

    Sorry to hear of Shorty's passing always enjoy working with him

  7. Janet DeLoach Dunavin , Imboden says

    So sorry for your loss

  8. Sherry Russell, Jonesboro says

    I am so sorry for your loss he was a good man.love to all of you.

  9. Kathy, Jonesboro says

    So sorry for the families loss. Your in my prayers ????????????

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