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New Albany native dies in Illinois tornado

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By Chris Morris

NEW ALBANY, IN (News and Tribune) - Alice Miles said her friend Kathy Walker George loved genealogy and talking on the phone. On Sunday, George, 58, was one of six people in Illinois killed by an outbreak of tornadoes that ripped across the Midwest.

George grew up in New Albany and was a graduate of New Albany High School. She moved to Brookport, Ill., as an adult.

"I knew Kathy for years," Miles said.

Miles said the two shared a cousin in Chicago who talked to George a few weeks prior to Sunday's tornado.

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