Friday, July 24, 2015

Winston County Officials Join Search for Missing Noxubee County Woman

The Noxubee County and Winston County Sheriff's Department along with Mississippi Fish and Game officials along with area fire and rescue members are searching for this woman. Authorities say Lucy Wilbon Townsend, 74, was last seen around 11 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Highway 14 and Simmons Road in western Noxubee County.

She was  wearing a pink long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a blue scarf head covering. Townsend is described as a black female who weighs about 130 pounds and stands at 5'4".

Family members say she suffers from a medical condition that may impair her judgement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Noxubee County Sheriff’s Department at 662-726-5112 or the Winston County Sheriff's Department at  662-773-5881.