Virginia "Ginger" Vaughn


May 26, 1947 ~ February 14, 2023

Born in: Little Rock, Arkansas
Resided in: Fairview, North Carolina

Virginia “Ginger” McCubbin Vaughn, 75, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Mission Hospital.

Mrs. Vaughn was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Merle and Mary Hansen Delaplane McCubbin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Otis Anderson Vaughn.

Ginger loved life. She would say we need to find the surprise in each day we are given. She is survived by her only daughter, Heather K. Vaughn and her husband, Cris Harshman; a granddaughter, Izzy Harshman; a sister, Margaret McCubbin; a brother, Michael McCubbin and special friends, Bo and Ashley Wang and Dean and Linda Hutsell.

Her memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 10:00 am at All Souls Episcopal Church in Asheville. A private burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Otis A. Vaughn Scholarship Fund at A-B Tech, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801, phone # 828-398-7177; e-mail:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.


Memorial Service: February 23, 2023 10:00 am

All Souls Episcopal Church
9 Swan Street
Asheville, NC 28803



Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Dear Heather and family:

    We are saddened to hear of the passing of your mom. We still feel her sweet presence at the lake, and she is remembered there as a wonderful person. Deepest condolences –

  2. Aunt Ginger was so kind and she always made me feel special. We miss her and send our condolences to all that knew and loved her.

  3. Loved Ginger and Otis – they were both always very kind to me when I worked at APAC-Carolina years ago. Prayers for Heather and the rest of the family.

  4. Ginger & Otis were great friends to me & Johnny. We enjoyed being with them @ the lake! Will miss them very much!!

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