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Brenda Sue Vaughn

Brenda Sue Vaughn, 74, of South Shore, Kentucky, passed away, Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. Brenda was born September 12, 1947, in Lewis County, Kentucky a daughter of the late Walter F. and Nora Ruggles Riffe.

Brenda was a graduate of the former McKell High School in South Shore and was a retired carmen from CSX Railroad in Raceland, Kentucky. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers. She also enjoyed farming and looking after the cattle. Her favorite thing of all was spending time with her kids and grandchildren. She loved them dearly. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years Amos Vaughn and a sister Carolyn Sizemore.

She is survived by a son Michael (Melissa) Boggs of Wheelersburg, Ohio; a daughter Michelle Boggs of Stout, Ohio; a brother Robert Riffe of St. Paul, Kentucky; a sister Donna (Tim) Cornett of Fisherville, Kentucky; two grandchildren Nicholas Boggs and Cambria Burke; the father of Cambria, Doug Burke of South Shore, Kentucky; a special nephew Tracy Vaughn and a special niece Konnie Howard Quinn; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky. Burial will be in the Riffe Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Home Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Condolences may be made at


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