Salvation Army offers aid in search effort

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

The Salvation Army assisted in the search of a missing Wayne County woman who was found alive Tuesday night. Hazel Roach, 73, had been missing since Saturday, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's office. Roach, who has severe Alzheimer's and needs medication, was found injured; she was taken to Saint Francis Medical Center, according to the sheriff's department. On Monday, the Salvation Army, based in Cape Girardeau, provided a mobile feeding kitchen, according to a news release from the organization. In addition, four volunteers came to help provide food and beverages to about 175 people searching for the missing woman in and around Lodi, Mo., according to Eric Oliphant, disaster service director for the organization's Midland Division.

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