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Helen Claudine Vaughn

December 30, 1965 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Helen Claudine Vaughn Obituary

Helen Claudine Vaughn, 58, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at the home of her son Allen Brandon in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Thursday, December 30, 1965, in Hardeman County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Claude Wilkes and the late Mary Yancy Livingston. Ms. Vaughn was a home-maker and caregiver for the elderly.  She was an avid pool player. She was affectionately known as "T. T. Helen" ,by the many children that grew up in her neighborhood and considered her their mother-by-choice.

Funeral services for Ms. Vaughn will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 4, 2024, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Bro. Jackie Tate. Interment will follow in MCCO in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Allen Brandon (Tara) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; her step-father, Clarence Livingston of Newbern, Tennessee; two brothers, Jerry Wilkes (Pamela) of Henning, Tennessee and Jeffery Wilkes of Newbern, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Nathanyale, Avery, Ariana and Tiana; one great-grandchild, Ka'Myri and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family who loved her dearly.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Jermaine Wilkes, one sister, Essie Wilkes and one brother, Donald Wilkes.

Honoring Ms. Vaughn as pallbearers will be Justin Wesley, James Watson, Shaie Tate, Montrelle Crittendon, Trez Herron and Thomas Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Lonnie Watson, Jr. and Brian Fisk.

Repass to follow at Trimble Community Center, 40 South Main Street in Trimble, Tennessee.


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Funeral Service
February 4, 2024

3:00 PM
Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

February 4, 2024

3:00 PM
MCCO (Newbern, Tennessee)


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