Dixie May Forrester

Above: Forrester, circa 1971


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 11, 1971 from Springfield, Missouri
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 10, 1939
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 112 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Forrester has upper and lower dentures.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Forrester was last seen on the evening of July 11, 1971, when she dropped her young daughter off at a cousin's home in Springfield, Missouri. She was supposed to go meet her ex-husband. Forrester has never been heard from again. Her vehicle was later found abandoned near the intersection of Atlantic Street and Missouri Avenue, near her ex-husband's home.

    Forrester's ex-husband was arrested and charged in her disappearance, but the case was dropped for lack of evidence and he was released. He is now deceased. Forrester's case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Missouri State Highway Patrol
    Ozarks First


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 3, 2014; details of disappearance updated.

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