The Twisted Disappearance of Joan Gay Croft

An Oklahoma child abducted in plain sight following one of the deadliest tornados in US history

Joan Gay Croft, Easter of 1947, Courtesy of NAMUS

A Perfect Storm

On April 9, 1947, an F5 tornado swept across the North American plains. The twister killed hundreds, injured hundreds more, and leveled the small town of Woodward, Oklahoma. 185…



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Heather Monroe

Heather Monroe


Welcome readers! Heather Monroe is a genealogist and writer who resides in California with her partner and their nine children. •True Crime• History• Memoir•