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LaVaughn A Browning

March 31, 1923 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 96)

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LaVaughn A. Browning of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on March 31, 1923 in  La Grande, Oregon to parents, James and Mae Mason Watson. She died on February 5, 2020 in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 96 years. She was raised and attended schools in La Grande, Oregon. LaVaughn was united in marriage to Joseph Harry Browning on September 13, 1944 in La Grande, Oregon. They lived in Kinzua and Gresham, Oregon for many years. LaVaughn has lived in Hermiston since 2018. She enjoyed sewing, reading, hunting, fishing, and bunco. .

She is survived by her son: Chuck Robertson, Wilsonville, OR; daughters: Joan Roe, Pendleton, OR and Linda Kincaid, Hermiston, OR; grandchildren: JD, Brian, Krista, and Jennifer; 6 great grandchildren; 1great, great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

LaVaughn was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Browning, her parents, and one brother.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon.

A private family burial will be held later at Island City Cemetery, Island City, Oregon.

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Celebration of Life
February 15, 2020

5:00 PM
Burns Mortuary Chapel
685 W. Hermiston Ave.
Hermiston, OR 97838

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