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Deacon Tony Edward Vaughn passed away at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee at the age of 53.  He was born in Williamson County, Tennessee to the parents of the late James and Brenda Demonbruen Vaughn.   

Those left behind to cherish his many memories; his wife, Shelisa Vaughn; children, Yuvonda (Anthony) Nelson, Toriano Vaughn and James Vaughn; grandchildren, Memory McCord, Jhace Vaughn and Maddox Vaughn; sister, Juanita (David) Batey; brothers, Tracy (Judy) Vaughn and Timothy Vaughn; father-in-law, James Willie Perkins; mother-in-law, Florence Perkins; brother-in-law, James "Peanut" (Christye) Perkins; sister-in-law, Angela Burns; aunt, Mary Vaughn; uncles, Homer Demonbreun, Jr., Carmack (Eloyse) Demonbreun and Tim (Connie) Demonbreun, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Deacon Vaughn will lie in state on, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 12 until 4 with family present from 4 until 6 at the funeral home.

Deacon Vaughn will lie in state Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 10 until 11 at Locust Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, 4991 Murfreesboro Road Arrington, Tennessee, with funeral to began at 11:00. Elder Howard Rucker, officiating,  Elder B.C. Cobb, eulogist.                                                                                                                
Interment Woods Cemetery. 

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Deacon Tony Vaughn (age 53)
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  • Sunday, March 4, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Waters Funeral Home
  • Monday, March 5, 2018
    My condolences to the family. I grew up with Tony when I visited Eagleville often with Wayne Wright. I hadn't seen him in years but even as a youth he was a hard worker, mild mannered, an example. Family, God will see you through.
    ~ Elder William Ferrell   Hopkinsville, KY
  • Monday, March 5, 2018
    Truly one of the finest people I've ever worked with and friended.Always gonna miss him saying "Freddie B have a nice day".Prayers to his wonderful family..Love you buddy
    ~ Fred Babin   Nashville, TN
  • Monday, March 5, 2018
    Tony was always laughing , You could feel the joy of the Lord in this man. He told me of the loss of his parents and how he and his brother was raised by his grandmother. Tony blessed everyone he came in contact with , and now stands with the Lord Jesus Christ.
    ~ Samuel Helm   Nashville, TN
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Tony always had a smile and would help anybody that needed a hand. He will truly be missed by all of his friends and co-workers at Thompson Machinery. He had a kind heart, a mild manner and a beloved soul.
    ~ Denise Barrett   Murfreesboro, TN
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    My prayers are with the family. Little did I know when I saw Tony Sunday, Feb 18th at church would be the last time. He loved the Lord, his family and friends and his church family. May God give the family peace and comfort at this time.
    ~ Teresa Rush _McCathern)   Nashville, TN
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Tony was a man after God's own heart. He was a kind and mild mannered man. I thank God for allowing me to get to know him. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. May God comfort the family and church family at this time.
    ~ Pastor Deborah Johnson and Family   Nashville, TN
  • Friday, March 9, 2018
    Family of Tony Vaughn, There are few experiences more difficult than losing a loved one in death. It is obvious from the many kind expressions that Mr. Vaughn will be sadly missed by all who knew him. I find comfort in knowing the restoration of life is guaranteed. Jesus spoke of the coming resurrection (John 5:21, 28, 29), was himself resurrected by his Father and he performed many miracles. All such miraculous events, including resurrections, took place on earth giving us a precious glimpse of what is to come.......seeing our loved ones again! (Acts 24:15) Knowing death was not God’s purpose for mankind and his purpose has not changed provides comfort as well. His word is clear, “He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces”. (Isaiah 25:8; Revelation 21:4) Until his promises are fulfilled, may Jehovah God continue to bless your family in the days to come......
    ~ A. Marie Pettiford Casey   formerly of Lake Havasu, AZ