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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