Brookhaven police looking for elderly woman

Brookhaven police are looking for an

83-year-old woman who reportedly disappeared from her home Thursday

or Friday.

Police described Virginia Ratliff as a white woman about

5-foot-1 and 135 pounds.

Police said relatives became concerned when they arrived at her

house Friday to find the home dark and a back door open. The

woman's car also was missing.

Police said the woman may have left home to visit her husband,

who was hospitalized Thursday in Jackson.

Police said she may be driving a white 1999 Mercury Grand

Marquis with Lincoln County Tag 987-LIH.