She graduated from Altoona High School in 1936 and attended Washington Missionary College (Columbia Union College). She married Gerald Oscar Dunham on July 6, 1937. They had two children, Gerald Owen (Juanita) Dunham of Lafayette, and Dr. Donna (Merwyn) Crandell of Russellville, Ala. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Gerald; father and mother, 3 brothers, George, Milton, and Edward; two sisters, Laura Taggart of Philadelphia, Pa. and Katherine (infant). She served as Dean of Women at Highland Academy, 1952-1953, in Portland, Tenn. Gerald and Margaret Dunham served three years in the Caribbean Union of Seventh-day Adventist. Mr. Dunham as Treasurer in Barbados and auditor of the Caribbean Union in Trinidad and later treasurer of Highland Academy. In 2000 she married Russell Vaughn, formerly of Altoona, Pa., who also preceded her in death. She is survived by her son and daughter, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with interment at Old Brush Cemetery.
Margaret McGraw Dunham - Vaughn, 90, of Portland, Tenn. born in Logan Township, Altoona, Pa. to Margaret Ella Lynn and George Irwin McGraw on January 11, 1918.