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UPDATE: Silver Alert Cancelled; Woman Found Safe

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE: 2/16/14 @ 11:15 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The missing woman from Huntington has been found safe.

Family members say Joan Gardner, 84, of Huntington, was found in Haywood County, North Carolina.

Police say it seems that she spent the night on the side of the road in her car. Gardner was disoriented and confused when she was found, but otherwise fine.

Gardner had been missing since Friday, February 14.



UPDATE: 2/16/14 @ 10:40 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- People are still looking for Joan Gardner, 84, of Huntington, after she was reported missing Friday.

Gardner's daughter tells WSAZ.com they know her mother got gas near Knoxville, Tenn. Saturday evening by monitoring her credit card.

The daughter said she believes her mother was headed to Ashland, Ky. but due to Dementia, got turned around and headed in the wrong direction.

Gardner is 5'5", 130 lbs. with gray hair and brown eyes. She drives a Gold 1998 Nissan Altima with a West Virginia license plate of OK1612.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cabell County 911.



ORIGINAL STORY: 2/15/14 @ 9:30 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing woman from Huntington.

Family has been trying to contact Joan Gardner, 84, since Friday, February 14, about 3:30 p.m.

Gardner lives in the south Queens Ct. area of Huntington. Her family says her car was missing and she was not there.

Police say Gardner has been having occasional bouts of confusion and there is a possibility she headed towards Ashland, Ky. where her son lives.

Gardner is 5'5", 130 lbs. with gray hair and brown eyes. She drives a Gold 1998 Nissan Altima with a West Virginia license plate of OK1612.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cabell County 911.


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