Woman watches as husband, daughter lost to flood waters

LINDEN, TN (WMC-TV) - A woman watched in agony as her husband tried to save the couple's daughter last weekend.

Sherry Qualls of Linden, Tennessee watched and waited as her husband Bobby tried to save their daughter Kylie from rising flood waters.

Bobby Qualls had already rescued their son from the rushing creek in the backyard, but by the time he reached their daughter, the water was already chest deep.

Sherry Qualls watched helplessly.

"From his neck up, he was staring at me," she said.  "He didn't say anything, just staring at me.  She was screaming for her daddy to help her, and then by the time the rescue squad got her, I didn't see them anymore.  I didn't see them float away."

Bobby Qualls' body was found Monday a mile downstream.  Their daughter was found in a field the same day not far from her father.

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