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Tornado victim laid to rest

Posted November 22, 2008 7:27 p.m. EST

— Funeral services were held Saturday for 11-year-old Joshua Wiggins.

Family and friends gathered Saturday at New Beginnings Community Church, on Lamb Road in Wilson.

Joshua died when a storm, which spawned numerous tornadoes in Johnston and Wilson counties, struck his Elm City home on Nov. 15, 2008.

Services were held Thursday for 61-year-old Marylin Gomez, who was killed when the storm hit her Kenly home.