Missing since January 1986 from Sherman, Texas
Circumstances of Disappearance
Ruby Akers was reported to have walked away from the Sherman Nursing Center in January 1986. Mrs. Akers was in the home only temporarily. She had fallen at her house and dislocated a shoulder.
The sweater she constantly wore was folded and left on her bed, and her eyeglasses and dentures were on the nightstand.
Family, friends and law enforcement searched for her for days and weeks, to no avail.
Akers was was well known in Sherman, from the washeteria she ran for years and because she liked to walk. She would walk to downtown Sherman and stop at certain places, saying hello to friends.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Sherman Police Department
The Herald Democrat
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