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Mildred Vaughters

Mildred Vaughters, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, following a period of declining health.

Born Aug. 12, 1945, in Lumpkin County to the late Raleigh and Bonnie Grizzle Fortner, she had lived in Dawson County most of her life. Along with her husband, they owned and operated Vaughters Tractor Company. Mildred enjoyed playing golf and gardening. A member of Bethel Baptist Church, she was also preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Janie Fortner.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Albert Vaughters, Dawsonville; sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Neal Gilreath, Cleveland; sister-in-law, Helen V. Bearden, Dawsonville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clayton and Mahala Vaughters, Dawsonville; and a number of other relatives.

Because of the current social environment, the family will hold a private service.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville is in charge of arrangements.

Dawson County News, April 22, 2020