Alzheimer's patient missing in Chattooga County

Alzheimer's patient missing in Chattooga County

January 29th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

The Chattooga County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating an elderly Georgia woman.

Dixie Yvonne Brown, who is disabled, was last seen at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of Dry Creek Road and Haywood Valley Road near Summerville, sheriff's officials said.

She is 74 years old with gray eyes and hair. She's about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds, officials said. She was last seen wearing black leather sneakers, black sweat pants and a white T-shirt over a black long-sleeve shirt.

Brown suffers from Alzheimer's disease and sometimes uses her maiden name of Dixie Faulkner.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chattooga County Sheriff's Office at 706-857-3413 or the 911 Center at 706-857-0750.