Tawauna Robinson (Photo via GoFundMe.com)
Tawauna Robinson, 45, of Moore, Okla. died Monday, May 20, 2013 when a massive tornado struck the Oklahoma City suburb.
She is survived by son Lamar Robinson of Moore and daughter Angeletta Santiago of St. Louis. Santiago had planned to move to Oklahoma City on Tuesday to be near her mother.
Friends have started a GoFundMe page
to help the family with costs associated with the tornado.
Robinson's daughter , Angeletta Santiago, was planning on moving from St. Louis to the Oklahoma City area to be closer to her mom because she was suffering several health issues.
She planned to leave Tuesday morning.
A day earlier, Robinson called her daughter to tell her that the tornado had touched down and she was going to take cover in her closet. It was around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
The brief conversation ended when Robinson told her daughter, "I love you," and then hung up, news station KSDK of St. Louis reported.
After the storm hit, Santiago frantically tried to get information about her mother, taking to Facebook to see if she could find any piece of helpful information.
Robinson's house was destroyed. It was located near the Plaza Towers Elementary School, which also was ravaged by the storm.
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