Deputy Sheriff Rosemary VelaRest in Peace Sis…We Got The Watch
Madison County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee
End of Watch: Monday, September 28, 2015
Tour: 2 years, 6 months
Badge # 7809
Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Vela was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to backup another deputy.
She was traveling on Highway 70 West, near Huntersville, when her patrol car left the roadway during a period of heavy rain. The vehicle struck a tree and then came to rest in a creek.
Deputy Vela had served with the Madison County Sheriff's Office for five months and had previously served with the Alamo Police Department and the Crockett County Sheriff's Office. She is survived by her 5-year-old son.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.