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  1. #1
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    Sep 2004

    TX - Avis Beatrice Harris Mooney, 34, Mabank, 1 Sept 1961

    Avis Beatrice Harris Mooney
    Missing since September 1, 1961 from Mabank, Henderson County, Texas
    Classification: Endangered Missing

    Vital Statistics
    Date Of Birth: October 26, 1927
    Age at Time of Disappearance: 34 years old
    Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3"; 140 lbs.
    Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Dark brown hair; dark brown eyes. Fair complexion with freckles; small built frame.
    Marks, Scars: At least one abdominal scar from a hysterectomy and appendectomy. She has a dark brown birthmark on one of her hips that is about the size of a quarter.
    Dentals: Not Available
    Fingerprints: Not Available
    Medical: Undiagnosed mental condition (possibly bi-polar disorder).

    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Mooney was last seen in Mabank, Texas in the Fall of 1961. One day in the Fall of 1961, Avis Mooney's husband told his two children that he had come home from work that day to discover a note from their mother Avis saying that she had left him. Avis and her husband had a bad marriage that involved a lot of arguing and physical fighting.

    In the 43 years since Avis' disappearance none of her family has heard a word from her, except for a letter she wrote to her mother when she very first disappeared. Her mother always questioned whether Avis had actually written the letter.

    There was a possible sighting of Mooney in Hughes Springs, Texas in the early 1970s, but this has not been confirmed.

    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact: Henderson County Sheriff's Department 903-675-5128

    Agency Case Number: C05-05910

    NCIC Number: M-864897648
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Source Information:
    The Doe Network

    Last edited by SheWhoMustNotBeNamed; 05-01-2010 at 02:26 PM. Reason: updated doe network link

  2. #2
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    Jul 2006
    Phoenixville, PA

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2004

    47 year anniversary...

    September first marks the 47 year anniversary of the disappearance of Avis.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2004

    50 Years Ago...

    It has now been fifty years since Avis went missing.

  5. #5
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    Feb 2007
    Chicago burbs

    From the doe network link posted upthread.

    A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. ~Author Unknown

    Long Lost Love - Discovery ID - Disappeared - Bob Harrod Case

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