Update: 5/10/2023 2:09 AM Contact Info

RALEIGH 5/10/2023 1:57 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Earnestine Best Whitfield, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's.

Anyone with information about Earnestine Best Whitfield should call Wayne County Sheriff's Office at the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at (919) 731-1400.


Gender: Female
Age: 79
Race: Black
Height: 5' 2''
Weight: 98 pounds

Hair Color: Black
Hair Length: Braids
Eye Color: Brown

Clothing Description: Unknown clothing description

Reporting Law Enforcement Agency: Wayne County Sheriff's Office

Contact Information: Wayne County Sheriff's Office at (919) 731-1400

Location of Incident: Missing from 300 North Point Dr Mount Olive NC 28365, unknown direction of travel, has previously been located in Virginia and Jacksonville, NC. A search of locations she frequents in the Mount Olive area were unsuccessful.

Vehicle Description: There are several scratches all over the vehicle. License plate is expired.

Make: Kia
Model: Soul
Year: 2020
Color: Gray
License Plate Number: JMH6204
Licensing State: NC