The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate an elderly woman who has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon.

Arla Sue Bailey, 71, was last seen at about 1 p.m. at her residence on Newton Road in Ferris. She is believed to be driving a green 2005 Chevy Aveo, Texas license plate 358NVP. Her family has told deputies that there have been several previous instances of her driving off and becoming lost.

Bailey is described as a white female, 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. She has hazel eyes and blonde hair with grey roots and may have a slight case of dementia, according to family members, sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Ketchum said.

Bailey has been entered into TLETS as missing.

Anyone with information should contact the sheriff’s office at (972) 825-4901.