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James Alan Vaughn

James Alan Vaughn died at his brother’s home in Pearland, Texas, surrounded by his family on May 31, 2015, at the age of 62. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Patricia Vaughn of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, his mother Mrs. Faye Vaughn, brothers Jack Vaughn of Pearland, H.L. Vaughn of Aubry, Texas and Paul Vaughn of Tomball, Texas. Nieces Taymmy Crosskno, Julie Felder, Erin Graves, Katie Happ, nephews, Grant Banks, Burt Banks, Beau Vaughn, Jason Vaughn, Phillp Vaughn, Justin Vaughn, and Eric Vaughn, and 19 great nieces and nephews, honorary children Mrs. Crystal Bartholomew of Henderson, Louisiana, Mrs. Jessica Perry of Columbus, Georgia, Mr. Chase Ward of Sarasota, Florida, Miss Amber Cook of Fairfax, Virginia, and fur children Maizie, Bubba, and Dottie. Alan is preceded in death by his father George Jack
Vaughn, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Tucker, Mr. Lawrence Vaughn, Mrs. Lily Wheeler, his mother and father in law John B. Nations and Vesta Seay. Mr. Vaughn was born on February 22, 1953, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated from Istrouma High School in 1971. Alan graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in forestry in  1975 and a M.S. in Wildlife Biology in 1977. Mr. Vaughn was employed by the Louisiana State University Cooperative Extension Service as the county agent in Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes. He co-authored many papers on the control of invasive insect populations in southeast Louisiana. A memorial service celebrating Alan’s life was held Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Niday-Fairmont Funeral Home in Pasadena, Texas. Rev. Darren Dunn. officiated the ceremony.

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