Viola Brown Martin
North American Missing Persons Network
Viola Brown Martin

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Above Image: Viola Brown Martin, circa 2009

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 26, 2009 from Glenwood, Illinois
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 11, 1993
  • Age: Unknown
  • Height: 5'0"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Viola has a gap between her front two teeth.
    She has pierced ears and one upper ear cartilage piercing.
  • Medical Conditions: Viola is a recovering drug addict, but had been clean
    for many years before her disappearance. <

  • Details of Disappearance
    Viola was last seen leaving the Glenwood, Illinois residence of her adult daughter, Angela Martin, on the morning of December 26, 2009. She said she was going to visit her other daughter, Latrina, who had just been released from the hospital, and lived onlay about fifteen or twenty minutes away. She never arrived. Viola's family reported her missing on December 29, 2009, after their own search efforts were without success. On December 30, 2009, the police found her tan 1999 Chrysler Cirrus abandoned, parked illegally on a street in Dixmoor, Illinois, far from Latrina's home. There was no sign of Viola at the scene. She worked at a local medical facility in 2009. She never picked up her last paycheck. Since her disappearance there have been several reported sightings of her in the Chicago area, but none of them have been confirmed. Her daughter, Angela, believes she may have relapsed, and begun abusing drugs and alcohol again.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Council Bluffs Police Department

    Source Information

    Charley Project