Friday, January 24, 2014
The Loudon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a missing woman who left for errand, never returned
Update: Loudon County investigators said Barbara "Jan" Follansbee was found safe at a relative's house on Sunday, January 26th. No further details were released.
Investigators say Barbara "Jan" Follansbee, 58, of Colliersville, left her mother's house on Dasher Lane in Oak Ridge Wednesday evening to go to Walmart. She never returned, and has not contacted her family.
Her family says Follansbee has been diagnosed as bipolar and has disappeared in the past. Once, she was located in Ohio after her car broke down. She does take medication, but her family doesn't know if she has it with her.
Follansbee has two daughters who live in Colliersville. Her sister, who lives in Knoxville, reported her missing. She says Follansbee was visiting her mother when she disappeared. She was wearing sweat pants, a red sweater, and red jacket. She was driving a 2008 maroon Honda Accord with license plate 718-VXR.
Anyone with any information is asked to call your local authorities or Loudon County dispatch at 865-458-9081.
Posted by Karen Easter, Mental Health Advocate for Assisted Outpatient Treatment at 6:14 AM