UPDATE: The Franklin County Sheriff office reported this morning they have located O'Neal and have cancelled the Silver Alert. Monday, 2-17-14.
LOUISBURG — The Franklin County Sheriff Department reported 79-year-old James Norman "The Normer" O'Neal missing just before 2 a.m. Monday, resulting in the N.C. Center for Missing Persons issuing a Silver Alert.
O'Neal is believed to be endangered and suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. He is described as black, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He has short black hair with brown eyes and was reported to be wearing brown pants with a burgundy plaid shirt, brown jacket and brown shoes.
He was last seen at 1885 Cedar Creek Road, Franklinton, traveling south toward Wake Forest in a 2008 silver Chevrolet Impala with NC license plate AAH5879. His possible destination is KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) or Bojangles.
Anyone with information about James Norman O'Neal should call Franklin County Sheriff Department at the Franklin County Sheriff Department at 919-496-2551.