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Kimmie Van Vekoven-Vaughan

August 9, 1977 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 46) 46 Years Old

Kimmie Van Vekoven-Vaughan Obituary

            Memorial services for Kimmie Van Vekoven-Vaughan, 46, of Lufkin, will be held Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Pastor Matthew Tatum officiating.

            Kimmie, passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2024 at her residence in Lufkin, Texas. She was only 46 years old. Her family is deeply saddened by her sudden death. Kimmie was born on August 9, 1977.

            Kimmie was planning to start a life-long future with her loving fiancé Joseph Griffith, his children Allora and Terrance, and mother Marie Griffith. The future family attended church together at Gracepoint Church where Kimmie and Marie were recently baptized. Kimmie lived life to the fullest. She loved crafting, mudding, traveling and so much more.

            Kimmie is survived by her children, Justan Other Vaughan and Lorna Skye Marie Vaughan; future son-in-law, Kaden Bortner; mother, Ramona Van Vekoven; father, David Van Vekoven and wife Connie; brother, David Van Vekoven II; grandmother, Lois Hastings; grandfather, George Van Vekoven; uncle, Michael Van Vekoven and wife Lorraine; uncle, Thomas Bowles; aunt, Lorna Hastings; aunt, Jane Turner; great-uncle, David Amos; great-aunt, Donna Rice; father of her children, Rickie Vaughan; father-in-law, Francis Royder; brother-in-law, Robert Vaughan; sister-in-law, Christina Williams; along with numerous cousins and friends.

           Kimmie was preceded in death by her grandfather Carl Amos; grandmother, Mildred Van Vekoven; father-in-law, Rick Vaughan; mother-in-law, Pat Royder; and great-grandmother, that she dearly loved Fleta Barnhill who lived to be 102.

           Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.



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Memorial Service
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353


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