LaVaughn H. (Engle) Douglas, age 101, of New Castle, Indiana, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, August 13, 2021 at Henry Community Health. She was the daughter of Walter and Mynta (Reger) Engle.
She was a 1937 graduate of Morton High School in Richmond, Indiana. She was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, and homemaker who thoroughly enjoyed the blessings of the Lord, her family, and friends. She attended Anderson Beauty College in Richmond, Indiana and worked as a Beautician for a while. She worked with her husband at Doug’s Quick Service and their amusement park, Kiddieland. She also helped her daughter at Wilbur Wright School listening to Super Reader book reports. LaVaughn was a volunteer at the Henry County Hospital Gift Shop. She also loved spending time with her family, gospel music, and traveling.
LaVaughn was member of the Eastern Star. She also was a member of the First Christian Church in New Castle since 1954. She loved her church and reading her Bible daily.
Survivors include her daughter, Dee Ann Douglas (friend, Jim) of New Castle; a daughter-in-law, Joan Douglas of Trafalgar; three grandchildren, Emily Pritchett (Joe) of Elizabeth, Indiana, Adam Douglas (Karen) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Trent Douglas (Andrea) of Greenwood, Indiana; eight great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, LaVaughn was preceded in death by the love of her life, Austin N. Douglas, Sr., and her son, Austin N. Douglas, Jr.; two sisters, June Conway and Janice Engle.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street, New Castle with Bro. Frank Wood, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m., until service time at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Douglas family. Online condolences may be made at Family request friends and family to wear a mask and practice social distancing.