Wilson said the weekend the waters hit Music City, a car Danny was a passenger in took a wrong turn and got caught in flood waters on Newsom Station Road in rural Bellevue.
His body was recovered for four and a half months later.
"Everything reminds me of him, which I never want to forget," Wilson said, adding, "It's a day you'll never forget. You go to sleep [and] everything in the world's okay and then the next day you get a phone call and everything is crazy."
In addition to Tomlinson, several other lives were lost that weekend and thousands of Mid-State residents lost everything.
If Gaylord wins their lawsuit against the Army Corp of Engineers, it could open the door to more lawsuits.
"I still see when I go into work that there's still a lot of homes that people haven't went back that couldn't afford to rebuild. They had to walk away," Wilson said.
However she believes you can't but a price on life.
"There's nothing, like I said, that can ever replace him ever. No amount of money, anything, but if somebody wants to stand up and say, 'Yeah they made a mistake,' I guess it will be alright," Wilson said.
Wilson said, two years later, her focus now is keeping her son's memory alive and remembering to appreciate life, family and friends.