Patricia Smith Ford

Above: Ford, circa 2016


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 9, 2016 from Abilene, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0 - 5'1, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, hazel eyes. Ford has a scar on the outside of her right thigh. All her teeth are missing and she wears dentures. She has the following tattoos: the name "Bryce" on the upper left side of her back, a heart on her lower back, barbed wire around her left wrist, and a tribal bracelet around her right wrist. A photo of the right wrist tattoo is posted below this case summary. Ford may use the name Patricia Bowman Smith.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ford was last seen in Abilene, Texas on September 9, 2016. The day before she'd spoken to her daughter, and on the day of her disappearance she had a meeting with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to discuss getting housing. She has never been heard from again and hasn't made any withdrawals from her bank account. Her case remains unsolved.

    Right wrist tattoo
    Above: Tribal tattoo on Ford's right wrist


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Abilene Police Department


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 11, 2017; casefile added.

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