Joan Yarbrough Bernal
North American Missing Persons Network
Joan Yarbrough Bernal

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Above Images: Bernal

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 09, 1988 from Joliet, Will County, Illinois
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5'0-5'3"
  • Weight: 130-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown; long
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar upper lip, scar to both knees.
    Multiple knee surgeries as a child and has stainless steel screws in wires
    in both of her knees. Wears contacts.
  • Jewelry: Wedding band and watch.
  • Case Number: 24-88-362-059

  • Details of Disappearance
    Joan Bernal was reportely last seen by her husband. They reportedly were driving to Texas on vacation when she said she needed to come home. He dropped her off a bus station and bought her a ticket home. She hasn't been seen since.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Will County Sheriff's Office
    (815) 727-8574

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