ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — UPDATE: Rockford Police said Thursday that Sharry Crenshaw, 68, was found dead Wednesday night near 3600 Crowley Street.

A neighbor said he had found her body lying off the road, in a wooded area.

The body of Sharry Crenshaw was reportedly found Wednesday night near 3600 Crowley Street

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Crenshaw was last seen driving away from her Montague Street home on Monday, June 28th.

The people closest to her said earlier Wednesday, “I really can’t find a lot of words right now. I don’t know anything,” said R.C. Pettigrew, Crenshaw’s son. “We’re just trying to put the pieces together.”

Crenshaw’s family and friends had been looking for any clues pointing to where she might be.

“We found her ’99 Plymouth Voyager on Michigan Avenue at 2 o’clock yesterday,” Pettigrew said. “It was towed to police evidence to be gone through.”

Michigan Avenue is about a mile away from Crenshaw’s home. Pettigrew said that the last time he spoke to her was Friday afternoon.

“She said she was going to the market downtown. I was working, told her that I can’t go unfortunately,” Pettigrew said. “I passed her when I was driving down S. Main. I seen her with her makeup on, looking nice to go have a good time.”

Pettigrew described his mom as a good person who is outspoken.

“She will take care of you at your worst times in life,” he said.

Pettigrew added that he and his mother are close and have a very good relationship.

“She’s my mom and my dad. We’ve been through a lot,” Pettigrew said. “I just want to know where she’s at and if anybody’s seen her, just call in. Make your voice heard.”

Crenshaw is described as a white female, 68-years-old, 5’ 0”, 120 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or by leaving an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867 or via the Tip 411 app.