Vernon Lee Vaden

July 11, 1925December 30, 2016

Vernon "Ditty" Vaden, formerly of Donelson, TN passed away Friday in Murfreesboro, TN. He is preceded in death by his son, Phillip Vaden.

He is survived by his wife, Laura Thompson Vaden and children, sons, Michael Vaden (Claudia) of Tullahoma, TN and Patrick Vaden (Patricia) of Murfreesboro, TN; daughter, Jan Parman (Greg) of Jefferson City, TN; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Vaden was a member and deacon of Lakewood Baptist Church in Nashville, TN.

A Celebration of Life will be 10:00 am Monday, January 2, 2017 at Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home, 429 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN with Bro. Carl N. Price and Bro. Keith Cameron officiating. Interment will follow at Whitaker Cemetery in Monterey, TN.

Visitation with the family will be from 9:00 am till 10:00 am Monday at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Monday, January 2, 2017
  • Celebration of Life Monday, January 2, 2017


Vernon Lee Vaden

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January 20, 2017

Laura, I just received a letter from Genie Shelton Dunn letting me know that "Ditty" passed away. I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I think of you often. This week I also heard that Doris Sowell Pillsbury passed away. We all have good memories of days past. Know that you are loved.Tinkie

Tom Serwan Veterans Honor Guard

January 2, 2017

Ms. Laura,
We are honored to be able to play a part in paying final respects for a fallen comrade.
Veterans Honor Guard

Joe Hendricks

January 2, 2017

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Vaden family. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.