Jeanetta Lewis Lavalais

Above: Lavalais, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 5, 1997 from Hankamer, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 4, 1962
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red and white striped shirt, yellow shorts and black flat shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lavalais was last seen walking down Speights Road in Hankamer, Texas at 10:00 p.m. on July 5, 1997, after her father dropped her off. She has never been heard from again. Lavalais lived with her common-law husband and two grandchildren at the time of her disappearance. Foul play is suspected in her case, which remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    The Doe Network


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 2, 2008; casefile added.

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