Mother, son killed by morning tornado - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Mother, son killed by morning tornado

^Edna and Steve Causey ^Edna and Steve Causey
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Darton College receives new honor

    Darton College receives new honor

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:37:42 GMT
    Darton State College receives a new honor.It is ranked 6th in the country among mid-sized colleges in the Center for Digital Education's annual Digital Community Colleges Survey.More >>
    Darton State College receives a new honor.It is ranked 6th in the country among mid-sized colleges in the Center for Digital Education's annual Digital Community Colleges Survey.More >>
  • NFL domestic violence punishment a step in the right direction

    NFL domestic violence punishment a step in the right direction

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:34:28 GMT
    Silke Deeley, Liberty House Executive DirectorSilke Deeley, Liberty House Executive Director
    The director of an Albany women's shelter is glad the NFL is sending a strong message against domestic violence .Yesterday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell put tough new punishments in place for players who commit domestic violence. More >>
    The director of an Albany women's shelter is glad the NFL is sending a strong message against domestic violence .Yesterday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell put tough new punishments in place for players who commit domestic violence. More >>
  • Albany fire department recruits 15 firefighters

    Albany fire department recruits 15 firefighters

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:29:55 GMT
    Richard Lynn, Albany FirefighterRichard Lynn, Albany Firefighter
    More than a dozen men and women begin their careers as Albany firefighters. Within a couple of hours, some of those men and women will work at stations throughout the county to serve and protect our community.More >>
    More than a dozen men and women begin their careers as Albany firefighters. Within a couple of hours, some of those men and women will work at stations throughout the county to serve and protect our community.More >>

March 20, 2003

Worth County-- Two people were killed in Worth County by this morning's storm. They lived off Highway 133 near Bridgeboro, in a double-wide trailer.

One witness confirmed that it was a funnel cloud that narrowly passed his home, and then hit that of Edna and Steve Causey.

The tornado obliterated the Causey's mobile home, killing the mother and son. All that's left of the Causey's home is the set of steps that led to the mobile home, and the concrete pad upon which it sat.

Their belongings are strewn as far as the eye can see. "When you lose your mother, there's not a lot you can say," said James Causey. Causey's 72-year-old mother, Edna, and his 50 year-old brother, Steve were killed.

A photo of the two was one of the items the surviving family members were able to fish out of a pond.

Three residents of a nearby home were injured, and taken to Phoebe-Worth Medical Center in Sylvester. Two have been released. One of was a 12-year-old boy, another was an infant, and their mother.

Linemen from Mitchell EMC are now restoring electricity to the area. There was also damage in the Evergreen area, where some houses lost their roofs, and there were some minor injuries.

transcribed and posted at 12:48PM by dave.miller@walb.com