Video: 78-year-old dead man suddenly wakes up at his funeral
Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.
Holmes County Coroner Dexter Howard calls it a "miracle" that 78-year-old Walter "Snowball" Williams is alive, reports CBS affiliate WJTV.
The coroner was called to Williams' home in Lexington, a community north of Jackson, where family members believed he had died.
Howard says Williams, a farmer, had no pulse and was pronounced dead Wednesday at 9 pm.
Workers at Porter and Sons Funeral Home were preparing to embalm Williams when he started to kick in the body bag.
Family members were called and Williams was taken to a hospital. Howard says he believes Williams' pacemaker stopped working, then started again.
WJTV spoke to Williams' family, who called his second chance at life is a gift from God.
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