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Quata Joy (Pickens) Vaughn

December 9, 1931 ~ January 25, 2022 (age 90)


Quata Joy Pickens Vaughn, 90, of Huntsville, Alabama passed away peacefully on January 25, 2022 with her daughters by her side.

A celebration of life visitation and funeral will be held at Hillwood Baptist Church, Saturday, January 29, 2022, where Quata attended for over 50 years. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 pm with the service beginning at 2:00 pm. Graveside service will follow at Hampton Cove Funeral Home Cemetery.

Quata was born December 9, 1931 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to M.E. and Gladys Pickens. She worked at the newspaper in Chickasha, Oklahoma until she met and married Don Vaughn in 1958. They moved to Huntsville, Alabama in 1965 where Don managed the OTASCO store. She has been a faithful member of Hillwood Baptist Church and enjoyed working with the children's ministry and the YTT choir. Her passion was to love Jesus, family, friends, and her church. She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles.

She is survived by her children, Scott Stanley (Martha), Jo Stanley, Lisa Fornero (Richard), Dona Kindred (Michael), and Kerri Pitts (Bruce). She had 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Hillwood Baptist Church, General Fund.

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January 29, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillwood Baptist Church

Celebration of Life
January 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Hillwood Baptist Church

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