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Rose Mary Vaught

Rose Mary (Wright) Vaught, 85, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at her home in Whiteland.

Rose Mary was born April 20, 1929, in Franklin to the late Clarence R. and Zelia E. (Walters) Wright.

She was a graduate of Franklin High School.

Rose Mary was married to Robert Vaught, who preceded her in death in 2006.

She was a homemaker and assessor for several years in Clark and Pleasant townships.

She was a member of Community Congregational Church in Franklin, where she was a member of the Women’s Fellowship and the Joy Singers. She was a 50-year-plus member of Order of the Eastern Star Jubilee Lodge No. 746 and a member of the Ruby Jewels chapter of the Red Hat Society in Whiteland.

Rose Mary enjoyed volunteering at the Interchurch Food Pantry and the Salvation Army for several years.

She played in several card clubs locally and enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning and needlepoint. She loved music and sang in church choirs since childhood.

Rose Mary was a giving person, always lending a helping hand to family, friends and others.

She is survived by three daughters, Brenda (Alan) Smith and Mary (Elijah-JR) Patrick, both of Whiteland, and Shirley (Ken) Holt of Greenwood; a sister, Juanita (Leonard) Gosser of Franklin; a brother, Noble (Juanita) Wright of Franklin; six grandchildren, Angie (Brian) Boltz, Kristie (Brad) Gentry, Brandy (Aaron) Vermeulen, Mandy (Greg) Ennis, Trevor Holt and Caroline Holt;

11 great-grandchildren, Mali, Kali and Riley Vermeulen, Megan and Taylor Ennis, Ashley Arthur, Ammariah Floyd, Nate Boltz, and Brett, Brayton and Griffin Gentry; and two great-great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Mia Floyd.

The Rev. Dan McLaughlin will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Interchurch Food Pantry, 2900 Graham Road, Suite E, Franklin, IN 46131.

Information: 346-6155, www.jessenfuneralhome.com

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