Joan vanished from Warrenton, Oregon after leaving a mini mart and heading a half mile to the grade school where her aunt taught 3rd grade. The 17-year-old high school senior was going to help her aunt. She never arrived. Joan had been named the first female president of her explorer post sponsored by the sheriff's department the night before she vanished. Joan vanished on September 30, 1983. Her parents were never the same after she went missing. Her father had a heart attack just days after she went missing. In 1994 both of Joan's parents died two months apart. Anyone with any information that could be useful in tracking down what happened to Joan Leigh Hall is asked to call the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office at (503) 325-8635. /

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