Sherry Jean Pickle

Left: Sherry circa, 1972

Right: Age Progressed to age 59

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: May 16, 1972

Missing From: Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California

Classification: Endangered Missing

Date Of Birth: September 14, 1956

Age: 15 years old

Height and Weight: 5’4″ and 105 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian Female, Brown hair, Hazel Eyes, Sherry has a scar on her right foot from bicycle spikes and has previously fractured one of her ankles, she has a freckled complexion and perfect teeth, she may use the nickname “Sonny”

NCMEC Number: 604028

Details of Disappearance

Sherry Pickle was last seen in Long Beach, California on May 16th 1972. She was last seen at Coronado Avenue and Broadway. She may have possibly traveled to the Borrego Springs area which is 150 miles southeast of Long Beach after she vanished.

She may have traveled with a male companion after she vanished and she may have attempted to hitchhike to Los Angeles, California as well. She has never been seen or heard from since.

Authorities believe that Sherry met with foul play and was the victim of a homicide. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

West Covina Police Department 626-814-8540

Source Information

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Charley Project

The Doe Network


California Department of Justice