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Elizabeth Vaden Drury

Mrs. Elizabeth Vaden Drury, age 37 of Lebanon, passed away September 22, 2017. Born in Davidson County, TN, she was the daughter of Charles Alvie Vaden and Judith Ann Franklin Vaden.  She was a graduate of Martin Luther King Magnet High School and Middle Tennessee State University.  She was a loan officer for Sun Trust Bank in Mt. Juliet and Brentwood.  She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Roy Vaden Sr., Beulah Beechboard, Luther Glen Franklin.  She is survived by her husband of fifteen years, Sam Drury; two daughters, Vaden and Cate Drury; Parents:  Charles and Judy Vaden; three sisters:  Christy (John Jr.) Hamilton, Alicia Nicole (Kyle) Dauw, Rebecca Joyce (Jason) Englehardt; grandmother, Peggy Joyce Franklin; mother-in-law, Peggy (Bob) Van Riper; father-in-law, John (Gail) Drury; sister-in-law, Crystal (Patrick) Law; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Lebanon, with Pastor Jacob Armstrong officiating. Interment – Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Pallbearers:  Kevin Pellatiro, Eddie Kirkrus, Chris Adams, Ryan Jett, John Drury, Joshua Reece.  Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday after 11 a.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements. www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Diane Berry Workman says:
    My heart is with you and your family. If you ever need anything or just want to talk, please call me anytime. I love you,
  2. Gail Drury says:
    Thank you Diane. We are so sorry that the service will take place before you are able to return home. Right now we are concerned about Russell and his well-being. We will see you both when you get home. We love love you wish you a safe trip. Thank you Precious Friend, Gail
  3. Elizabeth was a professional and personal delight. I have been a client of Elizabeth’s for many years, following her to Synovus and back. She was kind, thoughtful, helpful and the best banker I have ever known. We talked about our kids often. My sincerest condolences to her family. She will be missed on countless levels.
    • Gail Drury says:
      Thank you Laura for all your kind words. We all feel that Elizabeth deserves those thoughtful expressions. We are so grateful that you shared your thoughts with us.
  4. Cheryl Taylor says:
    I had the honor of knowing Elizabeth through work at SunTrust. She was such a beautiful soul, inside and out. I will truly miss her sweet smile and kind heart. My deepest condolences to you all. We are here to help you and the family. Many prayers and hugs and peace to you all.
    • Gail Drury says:
      Thank you Cheryl. You are so right. Elizabeth truly was a beautiful soul. We too will miss everything about her.
  5. I had the privilege of working with Elizabeth at Suntrust over the last 6 years. She was a terrific employee and a joy to work with. Condolences to her family.
    Steve Laughter
    • Gail Drury says:
      Thank you Steve. Elizabeth was most definitely a great asset to Suntrust and we are grateful to you for reaffirming our thoughts.
  6. Katharine Lanier says:
    Although I did not know Elizabeth personally, I feel like I knew her through my close friends Crystal Law and Paige Underwood. I’m so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine how much she will be missed by her family, friends, and co-workers. My heartfelt condolences to her family.
    • Gail Drury says:
      How very kind of you Katharine. Crystal, Paige and Elizabeth were as close as sisters. They will be so grateful for your kind thoughts.
  7. Richard Schellhardt says:
    Thoughts and prayers to all the that had the pleasure of knowing Elizabeth
  8. Beth Hockaday says:
    Sending many prayers of peace to your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Her SunTrust family will truly miss her.
  9. Lolita Hill says:
    I am very sorry for your loss. Please know that the Hill Family has you in prayer.
  10. Gail Drury says:
    Thank you so much for thinking of us.
  11. Christy Hamilton says:
    I miss you and will always hold you close to my heart. I love you my little sister.