ASHWOOD - Cecilia L. Vaughn, 80, died on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Born on July 25, 1937, in Florence, she was a daughter of the late Cecil D. and Nora Lee Weatherford Vaughn. She was a professor of government and history at Central Carolina Technical College following her retirement from the U.S. Civil Service. She was a member of Ashwood Baptist Church, where she served as pianist for many years, and also attended Destiny Praise Center.

Survivors include three children, Sherry Hatfield Barnes (Tony) of Sumter, William Edward "Eddie" Hatfield Jr. (Judy) of Columbia and Melanie Hatfield of Sumter; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lawrence Anthony "Larry" Vaughn Sr. (Peggy) of Ashwood.

She was preceded in death by a son, David Anthony Hatfield; and a sister, Margie Vaughn Brunson.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. at Friday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. James Stewart officiating. Burial will be at the Ashwood Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to a charity or church of one's choice.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.