Missing East Texas woman found safe in Newton County

Missing East Texas woman found safe in Newton County

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A missing San Augustine County woman was found safe Wednesday morning.

Officials say Ruby Lee Price Weathered, 79, left her home in San Augustine Tuesday morning to meet her daughter in Tenaha. After meeting up, Weathered and her daughter were supposed to travel together to Tyler. However, Weathered never showed up in Tenaha or Tyler.

According to officials with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Mrs. Weathered was confused and still driving, but safe when she was found early Wednesday morning.

Weathered's son told authorities that his mother is suffering from the early stages of dementia, but she has never gone missing before.

Family members have Weathered back in San Augustine County at this time.

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