LAUREL CREEK - The Williamson Detachment of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) and the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) are requesting assistance in locating a Laurel Creek woman who hasn’t been seen since the evening of Sunday, Dec. 30.
According to information released by law enforcement, Evelyn Joyce Farnum, 55, of the Right Fork of Laurel Creek, is said to have left her residence between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Sunday night in a black 2003 Jeep Liberty and never returned. A relative who lives with Farnum said that she left without taking either her purse or cell phone with her.
Farnum is described as being 5’3” and weighing approximately 100 lbs., with brown eyes and sandy-blonde hair. She has been known to disappear for a short time in the past without contacting family members, but has always taken belongings with her that included clothing, purse and cell phone, so this situation has naturally become a matter of concern and has caused alarm and worry for her relatives.
If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Farnum you are asked to please contact the WVSP by calling 304-235-6000, or the MCSD at 304-235-0300. You do not have to identify yourself; officers are only interested in information that will help them locate Farnum.