Hazel Marie Sutterfield Vaughan, 91, of Dumas died Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. at the Church of Christ in Sunray on Friday, April 21, 2017 with Jonathan Zerby, minister, officiating. Private burial will be at the Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
Hazel was born March 24, 1926, in Timbo, Ark. to Charles I. Sutterfield and Lillie Maud Sutterfield. She married Harlon Byron Vaughan on Dec. 7, 1946 in Maysville, Ok. They recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. She had worked at Douglas Aircraft as a “Rosie the Riveter” during WWII on C47. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Sunray and also worked in the World Bible School.
Hazel was a dedicated farm wife and loved her family.
She was preceded in death her parents; two brothers, Floyd and Lloyd Sutterfield; one sister, Berenice Cheatwood of The Villages, Fl.; a sister-in-law, Bessie Sutterfield; one great-grandson, Gabriel Vaughan of Sublette, Ks.; and one brother-in-law, Ronald Minyen.
Survivors include her husband, Harlon Byron Vaughan, of Dumas; two sons, Jimmy Vaughan and wife Kaye, of Kismet, Kansas and Michael Dee Vaughan and wife Terri, of Dumas; seven grandchildren, Jason Vaughan and wife, Ruthie of Sublette, Ks., Kristen Stapleton and husband, Ryan of Meade, Ks., Jeffrey Vaughan and wife, Tracy of Salina, Ks.; Kelsey Rivera and husband, Javier of Newton, Ks., Jana McElroy and husband, B.J. of Houston, Keisha Vaughan of Washington D.C., and Lyndi Garwood and husband, Judson of Los Angeles, Ca.; twelve great-grandchildren, Jaylin, Jarret, Grayden, and Sayler Stapleton of Meade, Ks., Carsten and Emily Vaughan of Sublette, Ks., Killian and Jael Vaughan of Salina, Ks., Kylah and Kyndrie Rivera of Newton, Ks, and Beckett and Berkeley McElroy of Houston; a brother, Charles Sutterfield and wife, June of Stratford; two sisters, Helen McVeigh and husband, L.D. of Las Vegas, Nevada, Edna Minyen of Farewell, Tx.; one sister-in-law, Gearldine Sutterfield of Blythe, Ca; and a host of nieces, nephews, and close friends.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday.
The family suggests memorials be sent to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486 or the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130.