September 20, 1934 - November 10, 2016
M. Marie (nee Adams) Vaughn Mathews, 82, died Nov. 10, 2016 at the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. She leaves her three children and their spouses, Terri Vaughn and Ron Cockroft, Austin, Tx; Vicki (Vaughn) and Terry Gray, Mustang, Oklahoma; Mike and Vicki Vaughn, Yukon, Oklahoma; as well as 7 grandchildren Jada (Gore) Pothina, Alathea Rael Gore, Heather (Gray) Helberg, Skylar Gray, Jamin Gore, Tucker Gray, and Evan Vaughn; and 4 great-grandchildren, Seraya and Arlyn Pothina, Jaden Helberg, and Evaine Gray. She also has one surviving sister, Roweena (Adams) Poore, of Enid, Oklahoma. Marie is preceded in death by her parents: Holman Robert Adams & Mary (Kirkpatrick) Adams and her siblings: Kirk Adams, Rosemary (Adams) Kimball, and Gail (Adams) Hamley. Born on September 20, 1934, Marie grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, graduated from Tulsa Central High School in May of 1952, and then attended Phillips University in Enid, OK, where she met her future husband, Clarence Vaughn. The two were married on Sept. 5, 1954. Marie and Clarence lived in various cities in California and Oklahoma, settling in Ponca City, Oklahoma in 1969 when Clarence bought a local CPA firm. Clarence passed away on Feb. 23, 1999. Marie worked as a bookkeeper for her husband’s firm and at Brace Books & More in Ponca City, before retiring in 2002. She was active in volunteer organizations, such as Helpline and Meals on Wheels, and the ministries of Woodlands Christian Church. She also enjoyed reading with at-risk elementary children. Marie married Uyles Mathews on Feb. 19, 2005, and lived in Ponca City until his illness. He died on Feb. 2, 2013. Marie has resided in the Austin, Texas, area since August of 2012. A memorial service will be conducted at Woodlands Christian Church, Ponca City, Oklahoma on Monday, Nov. 28th at 11 am. In lieu of flowers or gifts the family asks that donations be made to Age of Central Texas (ageofcentraltx.org) or the Alzheimer’s Association (Alz.org).
M. Marie (nee Adams) Vaughn Mathews, 82, died Nov. 10, 2016 at the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. She leaves her three children and their spouses, Terri Vaughn and Ron Cockroft, Austin, Tx; Vicki (Vaughn) and Terry Gray, Mustang, Oklahoma;... View Obituary & Service Information
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