Janet D. Vaught, 89, of Orleans

Janet D. Vaught, 89, of Orleans


Janet D. Vaught, 89, of Orleans, passed away at 1:05 AM on January 9, 2021, at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford, IN.

She was born in Somerset, KY on May 26, 1931, to Roy and Rosa Stone.

On June 4, 1949, she married Leonard Vaught.  They celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary in 2020.   He preceded her in death on December 5th, 2020.

She attended schools in Somerset and graduated from Eubank High School in 1949. 

Janet was a member of the Orleans Christian Church where she served on many committees, in the church choir, and kept the financial records.

She was a past member of the Phi Beta Psi, Women’s Club and was a Girl Scout Leader.  She was employed by the Orange County Bank in Paoli for several years as a bookkeeper and bank teller.

She loved the community of Orleans where you could find her at most events and school activities with her husband, Leonard.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Gass (John) of Mitchell and Panela Vaught of Austin, Texas; two grandsons, Ryan Gass of Louisville, KY and Alan Gass of Greenville, SC; and two great-grandchildren, June and Miles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, five brothers, and two sisters.

Memorial contributions can be made in Janet’s memory to the Leonard and Janet Vaught Scholarship Fund through the Orange County Community Foundation.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private service and burial will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Orleans on Tuesday, January 12 with Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.