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11-Month-Old Found Alive Near Debris

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Mabel Pryor Mabel Pryor
Wesley Overstreet Wesley Overstreet

CASTALIAN SPRINGS, Tenn. - Seven people died in Sumner County.

Mable Pryor, 72, of Castalian Springs and her son, Ronald Currey.

Jeannette Pryor said her husband tried to save his brother who was buried in rubble.

Volunteers began frantically searching for people trapped underneath debris shortly after the storms rushed through the area.

"People were everywhere, looking for their children, looking for their husband," said Wesley Overstreet, a rescuer. "Some are still missing."

Overstreet said as he administered first aid to a man he found, he aid he heard a baby crying.

"I heard, ‘Oh my, Lord, here's a baby,'" Overstreet said.

He and others found the child, which lay in a field, clear of the rubble. It was thrown from a building and landed on something soft. It is believed their mother died in the storm.

"The only thing is that child's got an angel on its shoulder or somebody's watching over'em," Overstreet said.

The child was treated and released from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Its father and grandparents have the child.

The child's mother Kerri Stowell, 23, of Castalian Springs died in the storm.

Other people the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said died in the storm from Sumner County were: Ramona A. Justice, 52, of Bethpage; Roger L. Perry, 57, of Castalian Springs; Dallas Warner, 33, of Castalian Springs and Lawrence Lampkin, 63, of Castalian Springs.

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