4 Georgia family members killed by tornado are buried
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) - Mourners gathered to pay their final respects to a family of four killed when a tornado struck the northwest Georgia town of Ringgold and the surrounding area.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a Tuesday funeral service for the four members of the Black family was held just over the ridge from where a tornado claimed their lives.
Rain fell during the graveside service as 16-year-old Chelsea Black, 21-year-old Cody Black, 46-year-old Pamela Black and 47-year-old Christopher Black were buried.
The tornado slammed into their one-story home on Cherokee Valley Road.
A total of eight people died in the area around Ringgold, which is between Dalton and Chattanooga, Tenn.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com
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