UPDATE - Missing woman has been found

Matthew Lane • Aug 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM

UPDATE - According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Shirlene Sams was found at a relative’s house Tuesday morning.

No further information about why she left was given by authorities


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BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an 81-year-old woman who left her residence Monday evening in her vehicle.

Her family has not had any contact with her since she left.

Shirlene Sams left her home in the South Wilcox Drirve area around 6 p.m. Monday. She was driving a gray, four-door 2013 Toyota Corolla. The license plate number is 6G57F6 and is displayed in the back window of the car.

According to the sheriff’s office, it’s not believed that Sams is in any danger at this time. Anyone who has seen Sams since Monday evening is asked to contact the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 279-7330 with any information.

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