Slade Gilley named DARE Student of the Year

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Aunts and uncles of Slade Gilley were on hand at Riverside West Elementary at the fifth grade DARE graduation to honor his memory. DARE Officer Jamey Carter named Slade DARE Student of the Year. Pictured with a certificate and DARE bear are Eunice Gilley, Jake Gilley, Beverly Lomax, Garry Owens and Peggy Wright.

Family members of Slade Gilley attended the Riverside fifth grade DARE graduation Wednesday, Dec. 10, and accepted a certificate and DARE Bear in memory of Slade.

Slade Gilley and his mother Deborah Gilley died in a tragic home fire/explosion incident near Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 29.

Slade's dad, Gary Gilley, passed away at the Med from injuries suffered in the explosion on Friday, Dec. 12.

Craighead County DARE Officer Jamey Carter named Slade the DARE Student of the Year.

His uncle Jake Gilley accepted the certificate on behalf of the family.

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