North American Missing Persons Network
Mary Elizabeth Loper

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Above Images: Loper, circa 2002

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 29, 2002 from Lucedale, George County, Mississippi
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 2, 1974
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 150-200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue/Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Strawberry birthmark
    between right knee and ankle. Stitched two-inch cut above
    her right eye. Scar on abdomen. Oval-shaped wire-framed
    eyeglasses. Double-pierced ears.
  • Clothing: Light yellow t-shirt, cutoff jeans and white
    tennis shoes.
  • Jewelry: Wedding band with a diamond.
  • AKA: "MeMe"
  • NCIC Number: M-872441073
  • Case Number: 02060104

  • Details of Disappearance
    Loper was last seen at approximately 10:00 p.m. on May 29, 2002 in Lucedale, Mississippi. She was in the 200 block of Clarence Bonnett Road at the time of her disappearance. Mary was reported missing by her mother and sisters. She left behind three young sons.

    Searches have been conducted of her house and surrounding area, cadaver dogs have been used, a thermal imaging search has been performed and other methods employed.

    Loper's husband, Jonathan Carl Loper, was arrested on drug charges the day his wife was reported missing. According to investigators, Jonathan Loper refused to answer any questions concerning his wife and he has never been charged in her disappearance case.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    George County Sheriff's Office
    (601) 947-4811
    (601) 947-9399
    Crime Stoppers
    (888) 313-8477

    Source Information
    George County Sheriff's Office