NAHUNTA – Willie “Winnie” Robert Vaughn, 84 of Nahunta. passed away early Thursday morning, October 8, 2020, at Wayne Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Born in Waycross, Vaughn’s parents were Pete Vaughn and Opal Hill Vaughn. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Wilson Vaughn; stepson, Clark Wilson; two brothers, Eugene Vaughn and Ronnie Vaughn; and a sister, Patricia Highsmith. Vaughn was the owner of Vaughn Barber Shop and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Vonda Vaughn of Waynesville; a daughter-in-law, Ann Wilson of Nahunta; four grandchildren, Sean Vaughn (DeAnna) of Waycross, Mandy Vaughn of Darien, Gracie Gore of Hazlehurst, and Sheena Wilson (Robert) of Nahunta; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Terry Patterson of Waycross; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. A graveside service was held Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2020, at Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. David Herrin officiating. Pallbearers were Sean Vaughn, Nicholas Vaughn, Art Patterson, and David Shipes. Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at