CONROE, Texas — A Silver Alert was issued for a Conroe woman last seen Wednesday morning.
Peggy Yarborough, 74, has been missing since just after 10 a.m. According to the DPS, she was last seen at a medical clinic at 690 South Loop 336 West where she was dropped off for an appointment.
Yarborough has blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 5 feet, 1 inch, and weighs about 147 pounds. She has stitches above her right eye and a black eye from a recent fall.
She was last seen wearing an orange and white shirt and blue jean shorts. She was pushing a walker with a pink bag on it.
Yarborough takes numerous daily medications and is diagnosed with unspecified dementia or schizoaffective disorder, according to Conroe police.
If you've seen her, please call the Conroe Police Department at 936-522-3200.
What to do when someone goes missing
Thousands of people go missing every year across the United States, and there are organizations and law enforcement agencies that work to bring them home to loved ones.
The Texas Center for the Missing is an organization with Houston roots that works to educate loved ones and authorities on finding the lost.
From resources that deal with missing children to endangered adults, the non-profit organization has compiled a wealth of resources to help.
There is no 24-hour waiting period required to report a person missing, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.