By Ms. coralyn elaine self-willeford


What were you doing in Lubbock in May 1970?

i was making my son formula. he was 14 days old , the wind was blowing bad, my friend call and said come to storm cellar as we were under a watch. the tornado hit before i left. my phone rang, it was my family in Odessa Texas just to see if i was OK and then we had no phone for weeks. my spouse worked at Clark equipment and building was gone to the basement was all that was left.

What do you remember from the night of May 11, 1970?

it was dark and cold

What was your reaction to the destruction you saw in the days following the storm? Did the storm damage your home, workplace, or school?

it was my spouse's work place

Did you know anyone who was injured or killed by the tornado?

no not personall