July 2, 2012
“Little John” Little, age 92 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, July 1,
2012 at his residence following a brief illness.
services are scheduled for Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of
Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Union Baptist
Church Cemetery. Reverend Tony Lovell and Reverend Gary
Johnson will officiate. The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 from 6 – 9 pm and Wednesday, July 4,
2012 from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 9 pm at the funeral home.
Little was born April 20, 1920 in Gainesville,
Georgia to the late
William Doss Little and Alice C. Tanner Little.
He graduated from Oakwood
High School in 1938 and
served in the U. S. Air Force
as a Sergeant. Vaughn was a WW II
Veteran, serving in Pacific Theater 5th Air Force 1156 QM. He was a UDC Recipient of The WW II Medal of
Honor. He retired from General Motors
with 30 years of service, living in Doraville before moving to Gainesville.
Vaughn enjoyed working in his garden and loved hunting in South Dakota with his
friends. He was a member of Union Baptist
Church, where he served
as a Deacon. Vaughn was a 50 year member
of the Masonic Lodge #212 Flowery Branch F & AM. He was preceded in death by his parents, his
wife of 70 years, Ora Lee “Bogie” Watkins Little, daughter, Cathy Yvonne
Little, brothers, Howard Little, Gordon Little and Hubert Little, sisters,
Pearl Shubert, Lula Cash and Beulah Westmoreland and numerous nieces and
Little is survived by his daughters and sons-in-laws, Gayle & Benny Leach
of Sugar Hill and Debby & Robert Higginbotham of Flowery Branch, 4
grandchildren, Kimberly Leach, Tiffany Leach Johnson, Marcus V. McGahee and
Kristen Dean Motes and 4 great-grandchildren, Kaleb
Pass, Kane Pass,
Olivia Motes and Anna McGahee.
family would like to thank the United Hospice for all their wonderful care.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville,
GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.