BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — Bay County deputies have found a missing woman who is suffering from dementia.

After missing for a couple of nights, 77-year-old Jossie Blailock was found in Callaway.

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office utilized all its resources, including a helicopter, dogs and search teams to find Jossie Blailock. Once found, she was sent to a hospital for precautionary tests. 

“Lieutenant’s with our drug unit who was out there searching, was on foot crossing the Callaway Bayou Bridge there on Highway 22,” Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford said. “Located some shoes that matched hers, began calling out to her. Didn’t get a response back for the first several times but he did eventually hear a very faint voice.”

Ford said the department was concerned about Blailock’s condition before finding her, due to the cold temperatures Sunday and Monday night.

“We were very concerned over the weather last night being you know, I think it got down to 28 degrees,” Ford said.

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office gave Blailock’s family a tracking bracelet to ensure that Blailock never got lost again. 

“These situations are a very critical, time sensitive,” Ford said. It’s important that we get as much resources out on a situation like this as possible.”

Jossie Blailock is 77-years-old and was last seen in the 8000 block of Highway 22 at approximately 1:45 a.m. Monday morning. She was last known to be wearing the jacket in the attached photo with jeans and black shoes.