From The Tribune staff reports
CENTER POINT — An elderly woman was killed on Sunday afternoon in Center Point after a tree fell onto a home following strong storms sweeping through the area.
The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency confirmed the death on Sunday, and media outlets reported that the victim was an elderly woman who lived in the 300 block of 13th Ave NW.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman on Monday morning as Kathleen White Homes, 86. She was pronounced dead at the scene at around 1:19 p.m.
The Birmingham Fire and Rescue said that two homes were struck by two separate trees around 1 p.m. and that three children were rescued unharmed from one of the houses.