Francis Loretta Heath
North American Missing Persons Network
Francis Loretta Heath

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 13, 1974 from Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 9, 1929
  • Age: 45
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 100-120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black; May have been in a pony tail.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Clothing: Green shirt, yellow/purple plaid overshirt and jeans.
  • AKA: Francis Loretta Heath Wells
  • Case Number: 1403050700

  • Details of Disappearance
    On August 13, 1974, Wells left Crossett on a bus headed to El Paso, Texas, to visit a family member before she was to return the following Sunday. There is no evidence that Wells made it to her destination, and days later the bus line returned her baggage to Crossett.

    According to family members, her disappearance was reported to local authorities at the time, but no documentation can be found to support that she was reported missing. She had four children and married Jim Wells on February 12, 1968.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Ashley County Sheriff's Office

    Source Information
    The Ashley County Ledger