Francis Loretta Heath Wells
Wells, approximately 1954 (approximately 20 years before her disappearance; more recent photographs are unavailable)
Date reported missing : 08/13/1974
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 07/09/1929 (92)
Age at the time of disappearance: 45 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 100 - 120 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : Jeans and a yellow and purple plaid shirt over a green shirt.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Wells was last seen in Crossett, Arkansas on August 13, 1974. She boarded a Trailways bus bound for El Paso, Texas, where she planned to visit relatives. She was supposed to come home the following Sunday.
There's no evidence that Wells ever arrived in El Paso, and her bus later took her luggAge at the time of disappearance: back to Crossett without her. She has never been heard from again. Wells left behind four children. Few details are available in her case.
Other information and links : ncy
Ashley County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Ashley County Ledger
October 12, 2004. March 20, 2014; .