She was born in Macon County, Tenn. on July 9, 1906 to James R. Vaughn and Matilda E. Vaughn. She was preceded in death by 6 brothers, 2 sisters and son, William Larry Wilson. She is survived by a daughter, Virginia Wilson Gaines and son-in-law, George Gaines, Jr. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She was a member of the Victory Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., and also a member of Eastern Star.
Her funeral was held Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 1 p.m. from the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. with Jimmy Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Chapel Cemetery.