MORGANTON, N.C. -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman.

Kathleen Pearson, 58, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Pearson is was last seen at 1859 Crump Park Road in Morganton, N.C. She was driving a car with North Carolina plate number 4867671.

Pearson is described as a white woman with long black hair. She stands 5'6" tall and weighs 170 lbs.

She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with a floral design, blue pants with white stripes, and pink Nike athletic shoes.

Anyone with information about Kathleen Pearson should call Deputy T. Branch at the Burke County Sheriff's Office at 828-438-5500.