Courtland woman missing; officials need public’s help

Published 6:18 pm Tuesday, December 24, 2019

UPDATE:   Ms.  Ford has been located in Louisiana and is safe





A Courtland family is searching for a relative they believe is lost due to a medical condition she suffers.


The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation  issued a Silver Alert for 79 year old Alice Williams Ford  about 5 p.m.


She is described as a black female, five feet, four inches tall, weighing 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen Tuesday, Dec. 24,   about 7  a.m. in the 3800 block of Eureka Road wearing black pants, black and white shirt, and a brown and black leopard print jacket.

Alice Williams Ford is believed to be in a 2015 Ford Focus, white in color, bearing MS license plate PAB2971 traveling west.

Family members say she  suffers from a medical condition that may impair her judgement.  If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Alice Williams Ford contact Panola County Sheriff’s Department at 662-563-6230.

The Panolian will update as the story develops.