MISSING PERSON: Police Search For Ottumwa Woman

Veblen Makrides Mug

A woman who walked away from a nursing home Thursday has been listed as a missing person.

Wapello County Officials are searching for 55-year-old Veblen Makrides after she walked away from the grounds of Highland Place Senior Center in Ottumwa.  Police searched the area but haven’t found her.

Makrides is five-feet and four-inches tall and weighs about 229 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and dark blue sweat pants.

Anyone with information on where Makrides might be is encouraged to call police.