On the final day of the American Bass Anglers Association Couples Championship Tournament on Sept. 21, Charles, 79, and Janette, 72, fell overboard during a heavy wind and rainstorm. They were rescued by Justin Wallace, of Chickamauga, Ga., and his cousin Steve Troxtel, of Trenton, Ga., who were in a nearby boat.
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published Friday, December 6th, 2013
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KIMBALL, Tenn. — When Janette Rodgers of Cayce, S.C., describes the day she and her husband, Charles, almost lost their lives in a boating accident on Nickajack Lake, her gratitude shines through.