Pastor Joey Paul Vaughn, age 60 of the Pennville Community, Summerville, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at his residence.

Pastor Vaughn was born in Trion, Georgia on April 1, 1962, son of William Paul “Pete” Vaughn and the late Mary Jo Reece Lindsey. He was a member of the New Generation Church of God, and was an ordained minister, working with the Chattooga County Community Resource Center. Pastor Vaughn enjoyed collecting Action Figures, and was considered at “Super Hero” throughout Chattooga County for his work with the Chattooga Community Resource Center. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend to all that knew him. In addition to his mother,

Pastor Vaughn was preceded in death by a sister, Tammy Ann Lindsey, and grandparents, John and Clara Bell Reece and Clarence and Hazel Vaughn.

Pastor Vaughn is survived by his wife, April Vaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Amanda Vaughn and Jehrome Paul and Jessica Vaughn; daughter, Minister Angel Vaughn; father and step-mother, Pete and Cindy Vaughn; step-father, Jimmy Lindsey; brothers and sisters-in-law, Stacey and Shelley Vaughn, Barry and Fayla Vaughn and Jason Vaughn; grandchildren, Israel Vaughn, Ella Vaughn, and Tyler Vaughn; fur babies, Tiny, Penny, Shakespeare and Smokie; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Pastor Vaughn will be held Monday, January 23, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Harkins, Rev. Eric Mosley and Rev. Paul Winston officiating. Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Reynolds, Matthew Simmons, Ben Weeks, Scott Woodall, Ethan Hutchins and Jake Hutchins. Honorary Pallbearers will be New Generation Church and the staff of Amedysis Hospice.

Pastor Vaughn will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Pastor Joey Paul Vaughn. Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.