Trenny Lynn Gibson
Missing since October 8, 1976 from Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Gibson accompanied 40 of her classmates from Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on a field trip to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park on October 8, 1976. The students were hiking to Andrews Bald on the trip and separated into small groups when they arrived at the trails. Gibson apparently hiked with several different sections of her classmates at different paces during the day. She was last seen at approximately 15.00, near Clingman's Dome.
Gibson disappeared without a trace and has not been seen again. Extensive searches of the park continued until the end of October 1976, but she was never located.
Investigators Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Agency Case Number: 76-2590 NCIC Number: M-008253504 Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers 865-436-1230
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Smoky Mountain Disappearances: True Stories From The Great Smoky Mountains By Juanitta Baldwin and Ester Grubb
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Agency Case Number: 76-2590
NCIC Number: M-008253504 Source Information:
Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index