North American Missing Persons Network
 
Gracie Helen Huggins

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Above Image: Huggins


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 9, 2000 from Grimes County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 17, 1937
  • Age: 62
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Huggins' hair extended
    past her waist and was pulled into a ponytail at the time of
    her 2000 disappearance.
  • Medical Conditions: Huggins is schizophrenic and is
    required to take 50 miligrams of Mellaril daily. Authorities
    learned she stopped taking her medication three to four
    days prior to her disappearance. Huggins appeared to be
    disoriented at the time she was last seen.
  • Clothing: A brightly-patterned long skirt and a blouse
  • NCIC Number: M-480649478


  • Details of Disappearance
    Huggins was last seen picking flowers on March 9, 2000, along Texas 30 near the Brazos County-Grimes County line. She was reported missing by her husband, Jim Huggins, on March 12. According to police, Huggins left her Buffalo home in the early morning hours of March 9, driving a white four-door Chevrolet Corsica. A few hours later, she reportedly was seen at almost the same time in two different places: at the home of a friend in Mexia and at the home of a woman near Iola who did not know Huggins. Police said both reports were credible.

    Her car was seen later that day parked alongside Texas 30, where she was spotted picking flowers. Huggins purse, Bible, medicine and some freshly picked flowers were found inside the Corsica. She always carried her Bible.

    Huggins was taking daily medication for schizophrenia and without it could become disoriented, agitated, paranoid and prone to hallucinations. Authorities believe Huggins quit taking her medication several days before her disappearance. Huggins mental condition would quickly deteriorate without her medication.

    She has no identification, no money, no means of support.

    Foul play is suspected.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    800-346-3243


    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    Namus