Irene Jordan Vaughan-Lloyd

    Irene Jordan Wilson Vaughan-Lloyd, 92, of Lexington, peacefully passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. 
    She was born March 26, 1926, in Murphy to the late Jake Jordan and Julia Teague Jordan.
    After attending Western Carolina University, Irene worked as a administrative assistant for the Workshop of Davidson, where she was on the board of directors.
    Irene was also on the board of directors for the ARC, where she served as secretary and president, charter member of the first Davidson Day Reporting, member of the VFW Auxiliary No. 3074 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 8. She also volunteered with the Red Cross and was precinct supervisor of the North Ward voting precinct.
    Irene was a member of North Lexington Baptist Church, and in her spare time she loved reading, listening to music and dancing.
    She was a wonderful person and loving mother with patience, understanding and great strength through faith.  She was truly remarkable, and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
    In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Roy Allen Wilson; later husband, William Carey Vaughan-Lloyd; sons, Ronnie and Larry Wilson; sister, Hazel Lindsey; brothers, John and Arthur Jordan; and infant brothers, James and Paul Jordan. 
    Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Sherry Hondros and Lee Wilson, both of Lexington; grandchildren, Brandy Hondros (Tim Stewart) of Lexington, Mark Hondros of Wilmington, Chris Wilson (Deb) of Lexington, David Wilson of Lexington, Erin De Los Reyes (Paul) of Wake Forest, Benjamin Wilson of Wilmington, and Jake Wilson (Tori) of Lexington; great-grandchildren, Luke and Waverly Hondros, Patrick Wilson; Wilson and Max De Los Reyes and Jac Wilson; numerous nieces and nephews; extended family including Bill Hondros, Jim Rangel, Sheila Wilson and Buddy; and wonderful friends and close neighbors.
    There will be celebration of life held at later date.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Workshop of Davidson.
    Carolina Cremation is assisting the Vaughan-Lloyd family. Online condolences may be made at

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