Let the memory of Nellie be with us forever.
  • 84 years old
  • Born on October 18, 1934 .
  • Passed away on October 22, 2018 .
Nellie Gray Loyd Vaughan, 84, passed away peacefully, at her home, on October 22, 2018.
She was born on October 18, 1934, daughter of the late Lonnie L. Loyd and Mattie Pendergrass Loyd.  Nellie was a lifetime resident of Granville County, and was retired from Burlington Industries and Cristex Corporation.  She loved the Lord, and was of the Christian faith.  Nellie was a member of Living Stones Church of God Worship Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Milton Abbott.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Nellie is survived by a brother, Paul Loyd (Ruth) of Oxford; her children, Thomas Russell of Oxford; Johnnie Russell (Angela) of Oxford; Lonnie Vaughan of Roxboro; and Charlene Vaughan Whittaker (BJ) of Oxford; eight grandchildren: Jamie Douthit (Sean), Jonathan Tench, Michelle Bailey (Thomas), Hillary Carter (Julius), Lindsay and Whitney Russell, Dylan and Victoria Vaughan and six great-grandchildren: Madison Welborn, Joshua and Lucas Douthit, Dixie Tench, Taylor Bailey and Kelyn Carter.
She is preceded in death by her husband of thirty-seven years, Thomas Vaughan; a daughter, Elaine Russell Clary; a daughter-in-law, Susan Bullock Russell; and six siblings:  Maxine Hardy, William Loyd, Spencer Loyd, Herman Loyd, Ivry Loyd and Charlie Loyd.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening, October 24, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home on Church Street in Oxford.

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