Runnels was the mother of two daughters. 
On April 5, 2018, Runnels and her sister were allegedly shot and killed by Kelley McDonald Jr. at Tracy's residence. McDonald Jr. also shot a 16-year-old girl in the home, seriously injuring her. 
After entering the house at about 8:30 a.m., McDonald shot Garrison’s sister, and then continued through the house and shot the 16-year-old girl. He then fatally shot his wife and himself.