Vaughneda E. Shough
February 23, 1927  -  January 2, 2019

Vaughneda E. Shough


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Melrose Church Of Christ
221 N Main St
Melrose, NM  88124
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
09:00 am to 10:00 am
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Funeral Service
Melrose Church of Christ
221 Main St.
Melrose, NM  88124
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:00 AM
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Funeral Service

221 N Main St
Melrose, NM  88124
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:00 am
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Melrose Cemetery
Center St.
Melrose, NM  88124
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Vaughneda Shough, age 91, of Las Cruces, NM, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in the MMC Hospital. She was a resident of Casa De Oro Care Center in Las Cruces, NM. Mrs. Shough was previously a long-time resident of Melrose and Clovis, NM, and a school teacher in Bovina, TX and a school teacher/librarian in Ft. Sumner, NM. She was a long-time member of Melrose Church of Christ.

She was born in Arkansas on February 23, 1927 to Joe and Mattie Smith and was the oldest of two children. On April 7, 1945 she married Tillman Shough in Quemado, NM. They were married 53 years before Tillman passed on March 27, 1999. She and Tillman had four children. She is survived by Lexie (Clinton) Armstrong of Las Cruces, NM, Mark (Mindy) Shough of Dallas/Lubbock, TX and Jan (Brian) Stapleton of Madison, MS, along with seven grandchildren Joyce Hicks, Kathy (Craig) Pudil, Kim Armstrong, Kelsi (Jon) Mosqueda, Kirsti (Robert) Uballe, Joseph (Kristen) Stapleton and Shelby Stapleton, nine great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended relatives. She is preceded in death by her husband, oldest son (Gary), brother (Bob Smith) and parents.

Visitation will occur at 9:00 am at the Melrose Church of Christ in Melrose, NM on Tuesday, January 8. 2019. The service will immediately follow the visitation at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at the Melrose Cemetery.

She will be long-remembered for her caring, servant heart.

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  1. Becky (Pinkston) Hagee
    Amarillo, TX

    My thoughts and prayers are with your dear family. My mom and dad were good friends of Vaughneda and her husband. My mom and dad lived lived in Melrose. šŸ’•

  2. Donna Hester
    Amarillo, TX

    So sorry for your loss. All of you will be in my prayers. Vaughneda was such a sweet lady and I know you'll miss her.

  3. Don and Ida Harrell
    Melrosse, NM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at the time of their loss. She was a neighbor of Don"s for many years here in Melrose.

  4. Donna Lethgo
    Clovis, NM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. So sorry for your loss. May you find love and peace in the memories you cherish.

  5. Traci Smith
    Lubbock, TX

    My great aunt Vaughneda was the most caring, beautiful person I have ever known. She was always so very kind to myself and my family. Love and miss you always.

  6. Vicky and James Johnson
    Andrews, TX

    Lexi Jan and Mark, I loved Aunt Vaughnita very much. So sorry for your loss! She will be missed
    Love you all!

  7. Eric and Jennifer Barbee
    Andrews, TX

    Iā€™m so sorry for your loss. Wished I could be there for you in this sad time. Will pray for your family and friends. Love Jennifer ( Johnson) Barbee

  8. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby D Smith
    Karnes City, TX

    So sorry for your loss

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