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Mike Vaden

July 9, 1951 — May 31, 2024


Mike Vaden, age 72, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2024, at his home in Bells, TN.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 3:00 P.M. at Green Frog of Bells, TN.

Mr. Mike was born in Crockett Co., TN on July 9, 1951, to the late Doyle Donald Vaden and Rachel Phillips Vaden.  He carried on a family tradition and was the owner and operator of Vaden Farms.  He farmed his whole life.  He loved raising his horses, gardens and loved fishing.  He loved his family and will be greatly missed by all.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years:  Vicky Gail Lifsey Vaden of Bells, TN; three sons:   Michael Vaden, Jr. of Friendship, TN, Brad Smith (Miranda) of Alamo, TN, Craig Smith of Denmark, TN; one daughter:   Brittany Reyes (Kevin) of Gadsden, TN; three brothers:  Louis Vaden (Jane) of Bartlett, TN, John Vaden (Pat) of Bells, TN, Don Vaden (Linda) of Bells, TN; one sister:  Beverly Nelson (Kevin) of Milan, TN; He leaves a legacy of 6 grandchildren:   Ryan, Hayley, Cara, Lindsey, Colin and Gracelyn and one great-grandchild:  Banks Vaden.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 8, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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104 Green Frog Ln, Bells, TN 38006

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