Orvettamay "Vetty" Aden, 73, of Quincy, died Saturday (December 27, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.
Born December 14, 1941 in Scotland County, Missouri, Vetty was the daughter of Charlie and Neva Dawkins Jackson. She married Ronald D. Aden on April 7, 1962 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He survives.
Vetty was a member of The Crossing. She enjoyed painting ceramics, crocheting, creating greeting cards and playing games on her computer. She also enjoyed poetry, writing many of her own poems. Vetty loved being with people and was one who "never met a stranger".
Vetty began her career in Customer Service with Continental Cablevision and was known to many of their customers as "The Cable Lady". She retired from Comcast in 2006.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald; two sons, Brian Aden (Kathleen) of Mundelein, IL and Steve Aden (Shellie) of Pekin, IL; a daughter, Lora Aden (fiance', Kevin Schawitsch) of Payson, IL; four grandchildren, Perry Aden, Abigail Aden, Adyson Aden and Austin Aden; a brother, Richard Jackson (Jo) of Canyon, TX; a brother in law, Noah Clatt of Memphis, MO; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Aden was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Charlene Clatt and Elaine Lindsey.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Jim Dennis. Burial will be in Quincy Memorial Park.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Wednesday until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.