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Mayfield Pastor and Wife Survive Tornado by Hiding in Church Closet

Despite the damage to the church building, Reed, who preached on the Advent theme of joy less than 48 hours after the tornado, remains optimistic. 

“That building was the repository of our memories, and we have to remember that those memories still belong to us,” Reed said. “They cannot be taken from us by something even as devastating as this tornado.”

The series of tornadoes that hit 5 states over the weekend have claimed the lives of at least 88 people, with more than 100 still missing and thousands displaced or without power. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said that the storms will likely be remembered as “one of the most devastating tornado events in U.S. history.”

Mayfield, a small community of 10,000, was one of the communities most affected.