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Jones County officials find missing woman

By Kelly Bryant

OVETT, MS (WDAM) - The Jones County woman who went missing Sunday night in Ovett has been found alive.

Officials from Jones County are reporting 77-year-old Mary Bryant was spotted on a private farm by Elvin Creel, a farm worker.

Bryant is alive but appeared dehydrated, according to emergency officials. Searchers and family members rushed to the scene and immediately had her transported via ambulance to Forrest General Hospital.

Bryant, who is reported to have Alzheimer's, wandered off Sunday around 6 p.m., and more than 150 searchers have been looking for her since.

We will bring you more on this story and Bryant's condition as it becomes available.

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