Authorities find body of missing 84-year-old woman

Lillie Patterson
Lillie Patterson(Photo courtesy of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)
Published: Jul. 17, 2022 at 11:13 AM CDT
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GALLATIN, Tenn. (WSMV) - The body of a missing elderly woman was found by authorities on Sunday morning.

Early Sunday morning, around 2 a.m., the TBI sent out an alert that officials were searching for a woman missing from Gallatin.

84-year-old Lillie Patterson had a medical condition that impaired her ability to return safely without assistance.

Later Sunday morning, around 5:40 a.m., TBI announced that they found the body of Patterson.

“Our thoughts are with those who knew and loved her,” TBI said in a tweet.

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