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1696DFAL - Christy Lyn Garrard

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Name: Christy Lyn Garrard
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: August 14, 1998
Location Last Seen: Boaz, Marshall County, Alabama

Physical Description

Date of Birth: May 16, 1974
Age: 24 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 110 lbs.
Hair Color: Reddish brown, but may be blonde.
Eye Color: Green
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She has a tattoo of Mickey Mouse on her left shoulder and pierced ears.


Dentals: Not available.
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Not available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: A white cut-off T-shirt, black shorts, and white tennis shoes.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Christy Lyn Garrard, also known as Christy Morrison, was last seen on Roden Avenue in a white pickup around 9:00 a.m. with a male friend with whom she had spent the night with at his home. The friend states that he took Christy to her aunt's house, but Christy was never seen by any family members at her aunt's house.

Christy was divorced and described as a free spirit who went her own way. She was the mother of two children whom she loved and always made sure they were cared for.

Christy often stayed with friends and relatives but always called her parents every few days. She called and talked to her son just two days before she disappeared, telling him she would be back the next day and they would go bowling. But Christy never showed up, and after no word from her for a week, her parents called the police.

In January 1999, a 16-year-old DeKalb County boy told Boaz police and DeKalb County authorities that he knew where she was killed. Authorities searched an area near Cross Creek in the Aroney community of DeKalb County but they determined the boy was lying. The following November, authorities acting on a tip, searched in the Point of Pines community near Guntersville but failed to find anything.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Boaz Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Investigator Gary Stanfield or Chief Scott Farish
Agency Phone Number: 256-593-6812
Agency Case Number: MP0898470

Agency Name: Alabama Department of Public Safety
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 800-228-7688 or 256-593-6812

Agency Case Number: Unknown

NCIC Case Number: M149277159
NamUs Case Number: 2360

Information Source(s)

Alabama Department of Public Safety
National Center for Missing Adults
Waff News Archive
The Huntsville Times - 8/15/02
Boaz Police Department

Admin Notes

Added: 2/24/07; Last Updated: 10/16/15

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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