Senior Woman with Dementia is Missing in Jefferson County


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT)- Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing senior woman.

Lula Hazzard Skanes is 66 years old, and was last seen around 3:30 this afternoon at her home near Pinson.

Deputies began searching for Skanes after her daughter reported her missing from a residence in the 1100 block of Oak Creek Trail, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Skanes, a 5’1″ black female weighing 120 pounds, suffers from dementia and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, according to the Sheriff’s Office. She is believed to have left on foot carrying a large gym bag.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Mrs. Skanes, please contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s ¬†Office at (205) 325-1450.


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