The elderly Cherokee County, Alabama couple that went missing and was last seen in Rome have been found. Reports stated that the couple was found safe in Gaffney, South Carolina.


Floyd County and Cherokee County (AL) police is asking for help in finding a missing elderly couple.  Hugh Washington (85) and his wife Betty (73) were last seen Wednesday in Rome.

According to family, on Wednesday morning the couple went to the doctor in Rome, GA ( where they went and left) and they may have gone to Walmart and lunch, also in Rome. They like Ryan’s and M & J’s. They have not made it home yet.

Family members said that Mr. Washington has been diagnosed with dementia and is nearly blind.

The couple drives a 2012 Silver Hyundai Santa Fe small SUV with an Alabama handicap tag.

If you see them please contact the police in Cherokee Co AL ( Officer Hood) or Floyd County GA (Sgt Ekey