Missing Anna Francis Leatherwood new case information posted as of May 15th 2020

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Missing Anna Francis Leatherwood

Leatherwood, approximate date 1966

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: May 20, 1966 from Sevierville, Tennessee

Type: Endangered Missing Age at disappearance: 45 years old

Weight and Height: 5'0 - 5'3, 155 - 165 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. Leatherwood may go by her middle name, Francis. She wears eyeglasses and she has a vertical Caesarean section scar on her abdomen. Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white house gown.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Leatherwood was last seen in Sevierville, Tennessee on May 20, 1966. Her husband was abusive and she had repeatedly left him, but her husband would always convince her to reconcile and return to him. On the day of her disappearance, Leatherwood was staying at her cousin's home and her husband came and brought her back to their residence. When they arrived at the house, Leatherwood's leg was bruised and swollen and she was limping. Their children were there and saw her injury, and her husband said he would take her to the doctor in the morning.
Leatherwood's children left late that night and never saw their mother again. Her husband stated he did take her to the doctor, parked the car and went inside to wait in the waiting room, but she never arrived for her appointment and never checked in with the receptionist. She left her purse behind, and within a week her husband had sold many of her belongings and burned the rest. Within six months he had filed for divorce and put their home up for sale, and after seven years he had her declared legally dead and cashed in her life insurance policy.
Authorities believe Leatherwood was probably murdered by her husband, but her body was never found and no charges have been filed against anyone her disappearance.
Knox County Sheriff's Office