Shirley Mae Hunt

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Above Images: Hunt, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 19, 2007 from Henderson, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: June 15, 1935
  • Age: 72 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. White hair, hazel eyes. Hunt wears a partial denture plate and eyeglasses with gold wire frames and blue edges. She has pierced ears. Hunt broke her leg as a child.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved blue terrycloth pullover shirt, a white short-sleeved shirt with black trim, light denim culottes or capri pants, brown White Mountain loafers, a pearl and diamond ring, and a ring with approximately seven diamonds.
  • Medical Conditions: Hunt was in the late stages of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of her disappearance. She may be disoriented as a result of her condition and may be in need of medical attention.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hunt was last seen walking down County Road 454, half a mile from her home in Henderson, Texas at 3:00 p.m. on June 19, 2007. She went for a walk there almost every day. She never returned home and has never been heard from again, and an extensive search of the area turned up no sign of her. Hunt left behind her purse. Authorities believe she may have become disoriented and wandered away.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Rusk County Sheriff's Office

    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    The Tyler Morning Telegraph
    KLTV 7 Tyler
    The Henderson Daily News
    United Response Search
    The National Center for Missing Adults


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 30, 2008; picture added.

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