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Officers: Missing 82-yr-old woman found

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Officers in Alexander County say an 82-year-old woman who went missing Monday has been found is back home with her family.

Lucille Rufty Stikeleather left her home on York Road Monday around 10 a.m. heading to McClain Road to bring her husband some hand tools, but officials said she never arrived.  

Stikeleather was located Tuesday in Boone, and is safe at home with family, who went to pick her up after she was found, deputies said.

Early Monday, officers received a report that Lucille's car may have been spotted traveling north on NC Highway 321 from Caldwell County headed toward Watauga County.

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