Makiia Slade Death | Obituary – Makiia Slade of Edenton age 9 was shot and killed on Friday, July 24th, her mother was also wounded in a shooting Friday night in Chowan County.
Makiia’s mother, Shatory Hunter Slade, was taken to the hospital after the shooting for her injuries.
The shooting happened in the area of Lynnhaven Trailer Park around 10:20 p.m., authorities say, in the southbound lanes of U.S. 17 near West Queen Street.
Makiia Slade was pronounced dead, and her mother was taken to Vidant Memorial Hospital for treatment.
We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.
It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. We wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. We promise to keep you alive in Our memories.
Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. We pray you find peace and rest wherever you are.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Makiia Slade’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with her passing. May her soul rest in peace.