Edna Louis Parker

Authorities in Branson are asking for help from the public as they search for an eighty seven year-old woman who has been missing since about 4:00 p.m. Monday August 16th.

Assistant Police Chief Steve Dalton says Louise Edna Parker was last seen near her residence in the area Lakewood Estates near Lake Taneycomo. Parker was reported missing by a daughter she lives with.

Dalton says the Missouri Water Patrol is searching Lake Taneycomo near the woman's residence and Branson Landing.

Parker, who wears glasses, is 4-feet-11 inches tall, weighs 137 pounds, has gray hair and blue eyes. She was wearing a white t-shirt, dark colored capri pants and tennis shoes.

Dalton says Parker does not suffer from dementia or any serious medical conditions, "But she does like to visit with people. We hope that she's with friends."
If you see Parker or have information on her whereabouts, call the Branson Police Department at 417-334-3300 or 9-1-1.