Ceremony to honor siblings who drowned in James River
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A celebration of life is being held at Albemarle High School Thursday evening in honor of three young lives lost this past weekend.
Three siblings drowned in the James River while on a camping trip in Rockbridge County.
The memorial is for AHS 2023 alumnus Omar Wade, rising 11th grader Maieme Imane Wade, and Aicha Amira Wade, a rising sixth grader at Lakeside Middle School.
The memorial will be held in the AHS gym beginning at 7 p.m.
Attendees will be able to write notes or make brief speeches to share their memories of the three.
Community members who know the family are welcome to attend.