Earnesteen Shade Vaughan was born on October 13, 1940 in Glen Alpine, North Carolina to the late Clarence Shade and Pauline Hardy Shade, she was their second child.
Earnesteen received her rest on January 28, 2020, surrounded by family and friends at the Future Care Nursing Home, located on 4800 Seton Drive off Northern Parkway in Baltimore Maryland.
She was affectionately very well known by "Teen and Aunt Teen" by her dear friends and by her many family members.
Teen was educated in her elementary years in Glen Alpine, North Carolina. Upon moving to Baltimore, her high school years were at Dunbar High School in Baltimore Maryland.
In her earlier and latter years she loved to dance, dress to the nine, style her hair and hang out with her sister Priscilla, her two friends, Mattie and Puddin. There wasn't a dance that she couldn't do or a dance event that she didn't attend back in the day.
In 1957, she married her one true love, Walter Vaughan and she remained his queen for 62 years. They both lived exciting lives that will be remembered by all.
Teen obtained her first exciting job at Ted's Coffee Shop located on E. Gay Street. She always wore a lilly white uniform with all different color flower pinned on her left shoulder.
Eventually she sort employment as a coffee server at the Weinberg and Green Law Firm in the downtown district of Baltimore City.
She worked her way up the ladder to the position of office manager and fell in love with her position and co-workers.
She remained at Weinberg and Green Law Firm from 1964 until 2004 upon her retirement.
Together Walter and Teen raised three sons, Aaron Woodford, Anthony Hice, Daryl McAlily and a god daughter Vicky Eaton.
Walter and Teen received Salvation and became members of the New Antioch Baptist Church. They loved to attend the church services.
Earnesteen leaves to cherish her memory, three sisters, Lettie Bristol, Priscilla Sweets, Carolyn Gray and one brother Clarence Shade Jr. children, Aaron Woodford, Anthony Hice, Daryl McAlily and Vickie Eaton. In laws, mother in-law, Bernice O. Vaughan, sisters in-law, Wanda Shade of North Carolina, Marsha Vaughan, Elizabeth Nesbit, Majorie Queen, Beulah Reeves, Bernadine Scruggs, Janice Faulkner, brothers in-law, Carrol Vaughan, Robert Vaughan, Gary Vaughan, Tyrone Vaughan, William Gray of North Carolina, Grandchildren, great, great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and many special friends old and new.
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