Ila Veronica Tucker Maynard

Maynard, circa 1974; Julian Maynard

  • Missing Since 12/04/1974
  • Missing From Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Black
  • Date of Birth 03/05/1957 (67)
  • Age 17 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'3, 125 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A gray Cleopatra-style coat, blue pants and platform shoes.
  • Associated Vehicle(s) Gold 1971 Chevrolet Nova
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Maynard goes by her middle name, Veronica, and some agencies refer to her as Veronica Maynard. Her ears are pierced and she may wear hair weaves.

Details of Disappearance

Veronica was last seen in Greensboro, North Carolina on December 4, 1974. Accounts differ as to the circumstances; some state she was on foot, and others that she was riding in a gold 1971 Chevrolet Nova. She disappeared that day and has never been heard from again.

Veronica did not have a vehicle at the time of her disappearance, and she left behind her purse, money and identifaction. Foul play is suspected in her case and her husband, Julian, is the prime suspect in her disappearance. A photo of Julian is posted with this case summary. He died in 2004.

Veronica's family believe she is deceased and hope to recover her body. Her case remains unsolved. She lived in the 200 block of Baker Drive at the time of her disappearance.

Investigating Agency

  • Greensboro Police Department 336-373-2222

Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 22, 2019; details of disappearance updated.