'Idol' Contestant Searches for Missing Mom Updated: Thursday, 31 Dec 2009, 9:30 AM CST Published : Thursday, 31 Dec 2009, 9:29 AM CST It's been five days since Angela Martin last saw her mother, Viola Brown Martin. After spending Christmas dinner with her family, Angela says Viola got in her car Saturday for a twenty-minute trip to visit another daughter, but never made it there. more at link and pictures of mom in video at link http://www.myfoxchicago.com/dpp/news/metro/idol-contestant-searches-missing-mom?loc=interstitialskip also from above article: Today, police found her car near the south suburbs of Riverdale and Dixmoor, nowhere near her destination five days ago. Prayers Viola is found safely! Especially since this daughter already lost her father to murder.