First Posted: 12/5/2009
Richard B. Vaughan III and Patricia Long Vaughan of Ararat celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving day with family and friends. Mrs. Vaughan is retired from Guilford County Health Department and the state of North Carolina. Mr. Vaughan is retired from Henley Paper Company. The couple has two children, Sherron Lowe and husband Reggie Lowe of High Point and Jo Ann Tew and husband Alton Tew of Ararat; and three great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan met while attending UNC Chapel Hill and were united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1959. A family vacation to Paradise Island, Bahamas is planned in February.