1980s

Vinyette Teague
Vinyette Teague, 18 Months: Vanished From Apt Hallway In 1983

When grandma returned from taking a phone call, little Vinyette was gone.

Shonna Wesley Missing
Shonna Wesley, 16: Teen Mom Vanishes 1981, Daughter Found Abandoned

Her 2-year-old daughter was found abandoned. Shonna’s bf claimed she left, but the teen’s mother says otherwise.

Kelly Harris Missing 1
Kelly Harris, 13: Stepfather Confesses To 1984 Murder 22 Years Later

The teen’s stepfather is currently incarcerated for the 1993 murder & sexual assault of a mother & daughter. Kelly remains missing.

Virginia Rambus Missing
Virginia Rambus, 19: Vanished In Her Own Apartment Complex

She was on her way to a co-worker’s apartment in the same complex but never arrived. Her case may be linked to a known killer.

Christine Green Missing 2
Christine Green, 16: Left For School In 1985 But Never Arrived

She was a good student who had never been late, but one day, Christine vanished. Eight months later, another classmate disappeared, as well.

Alisha Smiley missing 1985 1
Alisha Smiley, 3: Last Seen In Atlanta, Sitting On A Bench In 1985

Her aunt went to make a purchase nearby & when she returned, Alisha was gone.

Philadelphia Child Jane Doe 1984 3
Philadelphia Child Jane Doe 1984: Police Can’t Find Her Unmarked Grave

Her remains were discovered after a dog found her skull.

thwana darrough missing arkansas
Thwana Darrough, 16: Last Seen Waiting For School Bus In 1989

The teen was seen by witnesses waiting for her school bus.

Lisa Walton Missing 3
Lisa Walton, 22: Baby Boy Found Alone After Mother Goes Missing In 1986

A baby boy was found unharmed in a Detroit alley. His grandmother recognized him from a news broadcast.

Tanisha WAtkins Missing 1
Tanisha Watkins, 2: Vanished In 1984 While Playing In Front Yard

Her mother was cleaning inside their home and took her eyes off of Tanisha for just a few minutes.

Monica Bennett Missing
Monica Bennett, 15: She & Her 13-Year-Old Brother Vanished In 1989

Police classified them as runaways & only changed their case to “endangered missing” 20 years later.

Sheketah Brown Missing (1)
Sheketah Brown, 10: Father Admitted To Killing Entire Family In 1985

James Michael Brown claimed he murdered his wife and their three children. Their remains have never been located.

Debra Mackey Terrell Missing Texas
Debra Mackey, 20: Last Seen At NYE Party With Her Family In 1982

She got into a vehicle and was never seen again.