Deputies Search For Missing Oktaha Mother Of Two

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 9:34 am
By: News On 6

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma -- The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a 37-year-old Oktaha woman who was last seen April 6, 2011.

Family members filed a missing person report on Lori Smallwood.  She told relatives she was headed to the Oklahoma City airport to pick up an old Army buddy from New Zealand.

Sheriff's investigator Faye Banks says that person is believed to be a male.

Smallwood, a mother of two, left her cell phone at her home, but did take her laptop computer with her.

Smallwood is white with blond hair, blue eyes, 5'8" and approximately 225 pounds.

Smallwood was driving her car, a 2008 green Ford Focus with Oklahoma tag 888DOU.

She was last seen at a Checotah bank. A surveillance photo taken at the bank on April 6th shows her wearing a black halter top, capris and carrying a white purse.

Anyone with information about Smallwood is asked to call the Muskogee County Sheriff's Office at 918-694-6198.