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1403DFAL - Mary Jo Burnette

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The images on the right are age-progressed to 37 and 48 years.

Name: Mary Jo Burnette
Case Classification: Endangered Runaway
Missing Since: June 1, 1985
Location Last Seen: Rockford, Coosa County, Alabama

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 18, 1967
Age: 16 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 4'11" to 5'4"
Weight: 90-98 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel or blue
Nickname/Alias: Joe
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She has a scar on her left knee and a scar on her left calf. She may wear glasses.


Dentals: Available. Somewhat crooked teeth to include a very protruding right upper central incisor.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Mary Jo Burnette, also known as Joe, was last seen on June 1, 1985. It was confirmed that Mary Jo was in Atlanta, Georgia, during August of 1985. She may have traveled to Florida and Texas afterwards. She was not reported missing until 1989.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Coosa County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 256-377-4922

Agency Case Number: 8905055

NCIC Case Number: M189763810
NamUs Case Number: 3974
NCMEC Case Number: 869473

Information Source(s)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
North American Missing Persons Network

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/5/2017

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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