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Sandra Gale Burleson
courtesy of N.C. Center for Missing Persons

Silver Alert Issued for Asheville Woman [UPDATED 6:45 p.m.]

[NOTE: The Silver Alert for Ms. Burleson was canceled Monday afternoon. No further details are available.]

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman. She is 78-year-old Sandra Gale Burleson. Ms. Burleson is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Ms. Burleson is a white female. She is 5’3″ tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has shoulder-length blonde hair and green eyes. Ms. Burleson was last seen at an address on Candler Knob Road in Asheville and was wearing a pink or gray shirt and blue jeans. She is believed to be in the Asheville area.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sandra Gale Burleson should call the Buncombe County Sheriff Office at 828-250-6670.