Barbara Smith Vanwinkle
North American Missing Persons Network
Barbara Smith Vanwinkle

Above Images: Vanwinkle

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 21, 1994 from Rehoboth Beach, Sussex County, Delaware
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 25, 1932
  • Age: 61
  • Height: 5'4-5'5"
  • Weight: 130-135 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar from a hysterectomy,
    lower back scar and a scar on right buttock.
  • AKA: Barbara V. Hensley
  • Case Number: 78-94-0672

  • Details of Disappearance
    Barbara Vanwinkle was last seen on May 21, 1994, 9:00pm, at 540 Ocean Breeze Drive in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

    On June 9, 1994 at 10:00pm Barbara Vanwinkle's car was found in the parking lot of Mid Sussex Shopping Center on Route 113. Police responded to the scene and found the car unsecured with keys on the floor of the driver's side. Barbara's purse was on the passenger seat covered by a sweater. Police went through the purse and concluded that nothing was stolen from the purse.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Delaware State Police

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