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LIST: Names of the lives lost in a tornado near Cookeville

The tornado struck while most people were sleeping and officials said they had no time to take shelter.
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Damage coverage in parts of Cookeville, TN.

PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. —

Remember their names: These are the victims of the Putnam County tornado


Eighteen people lost their lives during an early morning tornado in the Cookeville area on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, emergency officials released their names.

Names of the victims:

Jessica Clark – 30’s female

Amanda Cole – 34-year-old female

Hattie Collins – 3 to 4-year-old female

Dawson Curtis – 6 to 7-year-old female

Terry Curtis – 54-year-old male

Joshua Kimberlin – male in his 30s

Sawyer Kimberlin – 2 to 3-year-old male

Erin Kimberlin – female in her 30s

Todd Koehler – male in his 50s

Sue Koehler – female in her 50s

Patricia Lane – 67-year-old female

Leisha Littenberry – 28-year-old female

Harlan Marsh – 4 to 5-year-old male

Bridgette (Ann Marie) McCormick – 12 to 13-year-old female

Keith Selby – male

Cathy Selby – female

Jamie Smith – 30 to 35-year-old female

Stephanie Fields - female in her 30s


Remember their names: These are the victims of the Putnam County tornado


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