Tornado kills three from one Morgan County family

By: Andy Cunningham Email
By: Andy Cunningham Email

Today we're learning more about some of the people who didn't survive the storms in hard-hit Morgan County.

Six people were killed there, when a EF-3 Tornado with winds up to 165 mph ripped through on Friday evening.

Charles Endicott, 52, Betty Sue Endicott, 50, and Elizabeth Endicott, 72, are all from the same family were found dead underneath piles of debris left behind after a tornado destroyed their home in rural Morgan County.

"I'm tore, cause, they were my pride and joy," said Missy Long.

Long is one of Charles & Betty Sue's four children.

"It's just so much to take right now, I'm at my breaking point all the time," she said.

Her youngest brother, Eric Endicott, 18, was the sole survivor. Eric is now recovering at UK Hospital.

"I don't know what I would have done if I lost him, too," Long said.

The family also lost four horses in the storm. Two dogs survived.

One funeral will he held for all three family members on Friday at 1 p.m. at Porter & Son's Funeral Home in Campton, KY. The visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. also at Porter & Son's.

They will be buried at West Liberty's Conley & Easterling Cemetery, on Gordon Ford Road.


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