Lucy Pearl (Spencer) Vaden

Lucy Pearl “Spencer” Vaden, 92, of Sulphur Springs, Texas passed away Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Celebration of Life will be 11 A.M. Saturday, June 15,2024, at The Savannah, 246 CR 4778, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.

Lucy was born in Birthright, Texas on February 2, 1932, to Arlin Lee and Macie Beatrice (Butler) Spencer. They preceded her in death as well as her husband Roy Leewright Vaden in 2002, grandson, Scott Price, and grandson-in-law, Scotty Thompson.

Lucy loved the Lord with all her heart and believed that Jesus Christ died for her. Her faith leaves behind a lasting legacy. She exemplified Jeremiah 31:3. “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.”

She was a graduate of Sulphur Springs High School class of 1949. She married Leewright Vaden in 1950. Lucy was dedicated to serving her community in Hopkins County. She worked at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital for 18 years. She was the Director of The Community Chest in Sulphur Springs, Texas, for 32 years. She was honored as the Beta Sigma Phi’s Woman of the year and the MLK Woman of the year. She was also the recipient of the MLK Humanitarian of the year award, MLK Social Change award, MLK Leadership of the year award. She also served as the Director of Red Cross for 12 years, and President of Mother’s Culture Club.

Survivors include two daughters: Vicki Nugent of Sulphur Springs, Texas, and Janet Price and husband Billy of Sulphur Springs, Texas, five grandchildren Kristi Brewer and husband Brandon, Paige Trollinger and husband Jeff, Kacie Thompson, John Nugent and wife Yeeun, Josh Nugent and wife Nikki, nine great- grandchildren Spencer, Braylea and Benjamin Brewer, Karis and Kaden Trollinger, Colton Price, Ethan and Emma Thompson, Aileen Pearl Nugent.

Pallbearers: Spencer Brewer, Benjamin Brewer, Kaden Trollinger, Ethan Thompson, Colton Price, Ryan Kramer.

Honorary Pallbearers: John Nugent, Josh Nugent, Brandon Brewer, Jeff Trollinger, Roger Thompson Ranger Thompson and John Gilreath.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hopkins County Community Chest in memory of Lucy Vaden.

Lucy Vaden
Lucy Vaden

Author: Matt Janson

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