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Anna Vaughan Lax

Anna Vaughan Lax

Owner/ Funeral Director

Anna (Jean) Vaughan Lax purchased Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home in  April, 2003. Anna was born in Alvarado, Texas and lived in the funeral home from birth. She is a proud graduate of Alvarado High School, Texas Woman's University and Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. 


Funeral Service comes naturally to this third generation funeral director and she proudly runs the funeral home in a traditional family style manner while keeping up with trends such as cremation and life celebration. 

Artie Arrdeen Vaughan

Artie Arrdeen Vaughan

Funeral Director

For over 60 years, Arrdeen Vaughan has served the funeral industry as a funeral home owner and licensed embalmer. So many things have changed for Arrdeen. When he started in the funeral industry, he lived in the top floors of funeral homes, including his in Alvarado which he operated from the early 60's. In those days, it was also traditional for funeral directors to operate an ambulance service, which he did.  

Arrdeen is a collector of antique cars, especially Early model T's while simultaneously owning a funeral car company that has sold cars all over the world! 
Never one to retire, Arrdeen still serves next to his daughter, Anna Jean, and takes great pride in the tradition of excellence that is carried on by his example. 

Betty Green

Betty Green

Funeral Assistant

Betty Green is an Alvarado resident. She graduated from Fort Worth Education Center as a medical assistant in 1990, she retired from Family Medicine in 2011. She then substituted at the Alvarado School system for one year. Now she works part time at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home.


Dina Salinas

Dina Salinas

Funeral Director

 Dina Salinas was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She started her funeral career after retiring from U.S. Postal Service. She is a graduate of funeral Institute of Dallas, 17 years in funeral industry. She is a mother of 3 daughters and grandmother of 3 grandchildren. She enjoys dancing and watching the Texas Rangers games.


Emma Morton

Emma Morton

Pre-need Specialist



Judy Durrington

Judy Durrington

Funeral Assistant

Judy is an Alvarado native, always helping out in the community. She is now retired from self employeement. Judy is involed in ministries, and she loves to cook and garden.


Julie Zamudio

Julie Zamudio

Office Manager

Julie Zamudio is our office manager and has been with us since 2016. Julie is a mother of 2 and is always ready to help the community. She is bilingual and also holds her cosmetology license & medical assistant certificate so trust that your loved ones are in good hands. 


Julie is available 24/7, she can assist you with any information you may need.

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