|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1915|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2001|
Ida Mae Vaden, Seymour native, and Knox City resident since September 7, 1986, where she resided in the Brazos Valley Care Home, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2001.
A memorial service was held Saturday, April 7, at the First Baptist Church in Seymour. Johnny Johnson, pastor, of the First Baptist Church in Knox City, Texas, officiated assisted by Ronnie White, of Knox City. Interment was in the Woodmen of the World Cemetery in Seymour, Texas, under the direction of Seymour Memorial Funeral Home.
Ida Mae Thorn was born on July 18, 1915, in Baylor County. Having lost both of her parents as a child, her older brother and sister kept their three siblings together until they were grown. Mrs. Vaden graduated from Seymour High School. Ida Mae and Clarence Edward Vaden were married on July 30, 1932, in Seymour. Mr. Vaden preceded his wife in death on January 6, 1970. Mr. and Mrs. Vaden owned the Star Bakery in Seymour. After his illness, the bakery was sold and Mrs. Vaden worked at the hospital and later as Interim Administrator at the care home. She also worked at the Russell Newman Factory and was an H & R Block tax preparer until her health declined and she was forced to close her business. Ida was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Seymour and served in the nursery for many years. She was a member of the Northeast Baptist Church at the time of her death. Her love of children was utmost in her life.
Survivors include four daughters, Elaine Lewis and Nancy Davis, both of Knox City, Texas, Neva Elliott of Vernon, Texas, and Patsy Cassle of Sargent, Texas; three sons, Edward Earl Vaden of Wichita Falls, Texas, Carl Wayne Vaden of Seymour, Texas, and Jimmy Van Vaden of Knox City, Texas; 18 grandsons, Danny Lewis, Todd Lewis, Marty Vaden, Randy Elliott, Larry Elliott, Eddie Cassle, Jackie Vaden, Charlie Vaden, Jody Hudson, Troy Lewis, Shane Lewis, David Scott, James Elliott, Zachary Cassle, Darrell Cassle, Van Vaden, Donald Joe Hudson, Jay Hudson; eight granddaughters, Patricia Deering, Leann Long, Cindy (Vaden) Gordon, Lajuana Montez, Phyllis McWhorter, Gayle Murphy, Kristi Caldwell, Misty Davis; 57 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; her first grandchild in 1974, Bobby Lynn Lewis, age 21; two brothers, John and Joe Thorn, and two sisters, Mrytle and Rosa Lee Thorn.
Obituary provided by Joyce Morgan English.
James Willis Thorn (1872 - 1927)
Searrah Jane Nash Thorn (1879 - 1920)
Clarence Edward Vaden (1911 - 1970)*
Joyce "Elaine" Vaden Lewis (1936 - 2014)*
Patsy Ann Vaden Cassle (1941 - 2005)*
Myrtle Elizabeth Thorn (1898 - 1958)*
John Elbert Thorn (1901 - 1971)*
Joseph Nash Thorn (1912 - 1992)*
Rosa Lee Thorn (1914 - 1980)*
Ida Mae Thorn Vaden (1915 - 2001)
Our loving mother
Maintained by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
Originally Created by: Debra Howard
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
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