Funeral held for mother killed in tornado - - Jackson, MS

Funeral held for mother killed in tornado

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YAZOO CITY, MS (WLBT) - MEMA has updated the numbers of those injured in Saturday's storm. 146 people were hurt statewide, and 10 were killed.

WLBT told you about one of those fatalities, Nikki Carpenter, who died protecting her three young boys from the tornado.

Funeral services were held for her Thursday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.

Family members said there will be another memorial service for her next week.

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