The Associated Press found 75-year-old Sally Adams sitting on a wooden chair and cuddling her pet cat Thursday. When AP told Adams she was listed as missing, she laughed and said "Get me off of there!"
Neighbors rescued Adams on Sunday after the storm destroyed her house and took her to a friend's home. Her relatives had called a hot line and posted Facebook messages saying Adams was missing.
Adams says she lost her cell phone in the storm and had no way to reassure family.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
First person on Joplin tornado missing persons list found
The minute the list of persons who are missing following the Joplin tornado was posted, one person was found: