Elder Aubrey Vaughn Drawhorn was born on May 15, 1944 in Dallas, TX to the parentage of the late James Oliver Sr. and Johnnie Othella Drawhorn. He was the seventh of seven children. His father, mother, three sisters, two brothers, one daughter and two sons preceded him in death.
Aubrey received a formal education in the Dallas Independent School District.
He grew up in a Christian home and at an early age. He united with Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. Hopewell was founded in 1928 by his grandmother the late Sis. Mable V. Ector, the late Pastor A. A. McKnight was a pastor. He later joined Deliverance Tabernacle COGIC under the leadership of the late Elder Melvin Armstead. He recently served as Elder under Pastor Robert C. Richmond Jr. until his death.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Katie Drawhorn of Dallas, TX; children: one son, Tony Evans; four daughters, Tasha Drawhorn-Harris of Lubbock, TX, Margrett (Winford)George of DeSoto, TX, Maria Drawhorn-Tisby (Robert) and Marina Drawhorn all of Dallas, TX; one sister, Gladys Harris of Dallas, TX; sister-in-law, Margaret Fields; granddaughter he raised Janiya Drawhorn; thirteen great grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.