Dorothy P. Vaughn, 79, of Columbus, MS passed away Friday, March 27, 2009, at Trinity Health Care, Columbus, MS. Visitation was held Sunday, March 29, 2009, from 5 to 7 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 30, 2009, at 1 PM at Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus, MS, with Bro. Mickey Dalrymple officiating and Bro. Sammy Crawford assisting. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Columbus, MS, with Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS, directing. Mrs. Vaughn was born April 1, 1929, to the late William Coley and Lillie Mae Perrigan Peaks and was a lifetime resident of Columbus, MS. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus, MS, and was a teacher’s assistant at Sale Elementary for four years. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Claude Vaughn and sister, Mary Shepherd. Mrs. Vaughn is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Jean Vaughn (Mike) Dalen, Roswell, GA; son, Royce Claude (Marlys) Vaughn, Brandon, MS; grandchildren, Kelly Brislin Bennett, Tyler Brislin, Eric Vaughn, Leslie Vaughn, Brooke Dalen, Patrick Dalen; and great grandchildren, Gracie Marie Wrinkle, Jae Helline Brislin, and Kristin Bennett. Pallbearers will be Danny Shepherd, Mike Carter, Bobby Ward, Terry Shepherd, Jesse Carter, and Mark Vaughn. Honorary Pallbearers will be Arnold Weathers, Charles Reed, Bennie Cole, Terry Williamson, Curtis Collums, Aaron Clark, Don Miller, Alan Bennett, Wayne West, W.V. West, Don Sanders, James Floyd Bobbitt, Robert Seay, Dr. James Woodard, and Supporting Physicians. Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.