Dona Marie Perry
Perry, approximately 2016
Date reported missing : 01/05/2016
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 02/18/1947 (74)
Age at the time of disappearance: 68 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 130 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A teal and blue two-tone jacket, a flannel shirt, a brown wide-brimmed hat, a wedding ring and a pull-string backpack.
Medical conditions : Perry was in the early stAge at the time of disappearance: s of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of her disappearance. She was still very independent, however.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Gray hair, green eyes. Perry wears eyeglasses.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Perry was last seen at a Starbucks coffee shop in Ojai, California on January 5, 2016. She left home at approximately 9:00 a.m. for a doctor's appointment in Thousand Oaks, California, but she canceled her appointment and has never been heard from again.
Two days later, her car was found abandoned at the start of a the Gridley Trail, a hiking trail leading miles into the Los Padres National Forest. This was in the opposite direction of Perry's doctor's office.
An extensive search of the area turned up no indication of Perry's whereabouts. She and her husband had gone on vacation in Pismo Beach, California shortly before she went missing, and she seemed slightly agitated after they returned, her husband stated she wasn't acting out of the ordinary.
Perry has ten children, including six foster children with severe disabilities whom she and her husband took in during the 1990s. Her disappearance remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
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The Thousand Oaks Acorn
The Los Angeles Times
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Interactive Missing Person Search Map