Missing Lafayette County woman found

Mabel Pettis

Mabel Pettis

JB Clark/Daily Journal

OXFORD – A Missing Lafayette County woman was found alive Saturday afternoon.

Mabel Pettis, 82, was found in her car that she had backed into a ditch along a rural Lafayette County road around 5 p.m according to Investigator Jarrett Bundren.


OXFORD – The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an elderly woman.

Mabel Pettis, 82, as last seen in Oxford driving a maroon 2002 Chrysler Sebring tag LXG-248. Lafayette County Investigator Jarrett Bundren said she displays early signs of dementia. She is about five-feet seven-inches and weight 180 pounds.

Anyone with information about Pettis can call 662-234-6421.


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