Silver Alert: Elderly Durham woman reported missing

Apr. 13, 2013 @ 10:22 PM

 Police are searching for a missing 82-year-old woman who was last seen on Chalmers Street in Durham and may be trying to get to Smith Chapel Baptist Church in Pelham.

The woman, identified as Nellie Christine Hogue-Smith, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

She’s a black woman, about 4 foot 11 and weighing 140 pounds, with brown eyes and gray and black hair cut short. She was last seen wearing a red and white knee-length dress, black shoes and carrying a white cheetah print handbag. Anyone with information about Hogue-Smith should contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4434.