Update -- Mr. Barber was found overnight in Gilmer County. "He was ok," according to an update this morning from the Cherokee Sheriff's office
Cherokee County Sheriff Office Press Release
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance in searching for a missing elderly man. Tommie Barber, 84 years old of Ball Ground, left his home at approximately 2:30pm Thursday.
He called his family at approximately 7pm to say he was lost. He has not been heard from since. He is driving a 1992 blue Ford Explorer. Tag number 4303AKE. Mr. Barber does suffer from dementia.
Anyone who sees Barber, his vehicle, or has any information that could assist investigators is urged to call 911 or 770-928-0239.