Lavaughn (Hawkins) Kelso

Lavaughn (Hawkins) Kelso, 98, of Fountaintown, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Ashford Place Health Campus. She was born on Dec. 14, 1915, in Shelby County as the daughter of Smith and Addie E. (Noe) Hawkins. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1933. She married Lewis K. Kelso on Dec. 14, 1941 in Morristown.

She worked for Moores Grocery for 11 years. Mrs. Kelso was a member of Fountaintown United Methodist Church. She was active with Fountaintown Tuesday Club, Over Fifty Club, and the United Methodist Women’s Group.

Lavaughn is survived by her nephew, Kim (Margie) Clark of Morristown; niece, Beth (Rick) Keffaber of Fountaintown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Smith and Addie E. (Noe) Hawkins; husband, Lewis K. Kelso; brothers, Carl Hawkins, Ralph Hawkins, Ray Hawkins, Harlan Hawkins; and sister, Hamah Clark.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Noon on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Fountaintown United Methodist Church, 11715 N. Main Street, Fountaintown, IN 46130. A funeral service will be held immediately following visitation. Pastor Gwendolyn Pew will be officiating. Burial will follow at Fountaintown Cemetery in Fountaintown.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Fountaintown United Methodist Church Elevator Project, PO Box 20, Fountaintown, IN 46130 or envelopes will be available at the church.

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Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.