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Mary Sue Snow Vaughn
Birth: Nov. 13, 1893
Newton County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1970
Boone County
Arkansas, USA

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Mary Sue (Snow) Vaughn, my grannie, was born November 13, 1893 at Wayton, Arkansas to Jasper Law Snow and Mary Eveline (Youngblood) Snow. She married William 'Will' Nelson Vaughn on January 11, 1912. Together they had seven children, Lawrence, Columbus (Dood), Joe, Gracie, Mina, Fern and Lynzo (Doc).
Grannie loved to tell stories of mischief on her kids and grandkids, but her favorite was to tell 'haint' tales that would make your hair stand on end. These stories of 'boogers' and 'spooks' left many a grandchild with a healthy fear of the dark and things that go bump in the night.
She always had a cat or two around. And she tolerated gramps' beagles, hiding from him the fact that she would slip them table scraps while on her way to the chicken pen to feed those said scraps to the chickens. The chickens usually got the vegetable parts and smaller scraps from her dining table. The 'hated' beagles got the meat scraps, bones and chunks of uneaten, older home-made cornbread or biscuit.
She loved the flowers in her yard. She planted Snow ball bushes, Peonies, Cannas, Jack Beans to vine on the big front porch and a line of Jonquils down each side of the front walk way.
In 1956 she clipped a small sprig from an ornamental cedar growing on the courthouse square in Harrison, brought it home, stuck it in the ground and IT GREW!! As of this date, June 2007, the bush covers a spot the size of a large pick up truck and is still thriving in what used to be her front yard.
In the days before there were plastic or silk flowers, grannie would sit for days cutting different colors of crepe paper, folding the pieces and making flowers for the decoration day on the first Sunday of June for the Snow Cemetery. There were also folks buried at other cemeteries in the county that she would takd flowers to. She would patiently show a grandchild, me for one, how to fold the paper just so, then gently pull apart the layers to make the prettiest flowers. The only bad thing was that after the first rain after decoration, there would just be a sick there with a wad of colored blob on it. She would also cut bunches of roses from the vines that trailed along the west side of her yard and take them to the graves in covered tin cans filled with water. I usually got scolded for licking the crepe paper, it had a slightly bitter taste to it and I loved the fact that it turned your tongue beautiful colors. Grannie would scold me in one breath and the next she was showing me how to 'color' my lips red with a small piece of the crinklie crepe paper.
It was these kinds of flowers that grannie would place on her relatives, parents and younger sister's graves. One grave that she tended with special care was that of her fourth child, her baby girl, Gracie. Gracie died from spinalminingitis when she was just two years and seventeen days old. Grannie never completely got over the heartache of losing her golden haired baby. A lock of Gracie's hair was kept in and is still in the Snow Family Bible.
Grannie loved to get a good joke on someone or scare the living daylights out of an unsuspectiing victim. She would laugh 'til she couldn't breathe. She had a wonderful sense of humor, twisted sometimes but a good one.
After breaking her hip in the late sixties, her health steadily declined. She was never able to enjoy her yard and flowers as she had when she could be up and about.
During a stay in the hospital she passed away on April 2, 1970. She was buried in the Snow Cemetery at Wayton, Arkansas. The same cemetery that was started by her paternal grandfather, Wiley Snow.
My grannie Vaughn was one of a kind, a strong-willed, independent woman, born years before her time.
I loveyou, grannie, I miss you.. xox

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Little did we know that day
that our Lord would call your name.
In life we loved you dearly,
in death we do the same.

It broke our hearts to lose you,
though you did not go alone,
for part of us went with you
the day God called you home.

Our family chain is broken
and nothing seems the same
but as God calls us one by one
the chain will link again

~author unknown

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Sunshine fades and shadows fall,
But memories of you outlast them all.
Unseen, unheard, you're always near,
Still loved, still missed, still very dear.

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╚══`My Grannie

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Family links: 
  Jasper Snow (1854 - 1911)
  Eveline Youngblood Skaggs (1869 - 1958)
  William Nelson Vaughn (1891 - 1971)
  Lawrence A Vaughn (1913 - 1998)*
  Columbus Vaughn (1914 - 1984)*
  Joe W. Vaughn (1918 - 2005)*
  Gracie Geneva Vaughn (1921 - 1923)*
  Mina Vaughn Snow (1923 - 1997)*
  Lynzo Braddock Vaughn (1935 - 2006)*
  James Wiley Snow (1886 - 1970)*
  William Issac Snow (1887 - 1930)*
  Martha Charlotta Snow Daniels (1888 - 1915)*
  Paralee Snow (1889 - 1890)*
  Isham Green Snow (1891 - 1976)*
  Mary Sue Snow Vaughn (1893 - 1970)
  Charlie H Snow (1898 - 1983)*
  Thomas Elmer Snow (1900 - 1944)*
  Lucy Mae Snow Henderson (1903 - 1987)*
  Sam J Snow (1906 - 1993)*
  Theodore Roosevelt Snow (1908 - 1934)*
  Nancy L Snow Hignite (1910 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Snow Cemetery
Newton County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Row 4, Lot 19
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Record added: Jun 11, 2007
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