Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: January 2, 2014 from Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi
Classification: Endangered Missing
Weight: 140 lbs.
Hair Color: Dyed black
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on lower abdomen. She may wear
generic reading glasses. Tattoos: Right buttocks cheek: Scorpion. Lower back:
Butterfly and tribal. Left shoulder: Hummingbird and flower. Left outer thigh:
Butterfly and the word "blood" in a banner. Left calf: Wolf. Right ankle: Moon
and star. Prior break of radius and ulna on right arm, healed. shoulder length
hair that is slightly wavy. Natural color is dark brown with a good amount of gray.
Medical Conditions: She may have been off her medications. Smith has
a history of alcohol abuse and depression.
Clothing: Possibly wearing blue jeans, a white sweater/jacket and
black tennis shoes. She may also be carrying a green backpack.
Jewelry: A gold necklace with a gold cross.
AKA: Anita Marie Phelps
Case Number: 2014000108
Details of Disappearance
Anita was last seen at her residence by her roommate when her roommate was leaving for work.
She is believed to have left her residence on foot.
Friends thought she was with family, and family thought she was with friends, so she wasn't reported missing until a few days later.
Anita is a professional painter with intermittent work.
She has issues with depression and left her cell phone and personal belongings at home when she disappeared.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Harrison County Sheriff's Office