Anonymous Donor Pays for Funerals of 20 Tennessee Flood Victims
A man who wished to remain unnamed paid for the funerals of all 20 people who died in the devastating floods in Tennessee, according to William Brown, the manager of Humphreys County Funeral Home. Brown told The Tennessean that a man walked into the funeral home and paid for all nine funerals that the funeral home is organizing. The man then went to other funeral homes in the area to pay for the other services as well.
Floods took over the state last week as hundreds of homes were wiped out. After the 17 inches of rain crushed the area, hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from across the country have been pouring in to help those affected.
Some notable donations include $50,000 from the Tennessee Titans, $50,000 from Regions Bank and $100,000 by local manufacturer Chemours.
The man paying for the funerals of the flooding victims is said to be from out of town. “It brings tears to your eyes,” Brown told Fox News. But, we’re [going to] get through it because we’re a strong community.”
Image source: Humphreys County Funeral Home