MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - This holiday season is a tough time for the family of missing mother Brittney Wood. She's been missing for more than six months.
Now, her family along with search group KlaasKids is taking a new approach.
This is also hunting season, and that makes it tough to search some areas they had planned on. Instead of sitting the season out, the Wood family and KlaasKids are asking for hunters to be extra eyes.
"She was my little helper, and I don't have her this year," said Chessie Wood.
Wood decorated her Christmas tree with pictures of her missing daughter.
"She really wanted them skates. That was her favorite present that year. And this is when she was a little baby in front of the Christmas tree; she was about two in that picture," she said as she pointed out pictures on the tree.
Now, Brittney Wood has a child of her own. One who family said is realizing her mother won't be here to watch her open presents.
"We told her she was at the store, and now she's saying, ‘You know, my momma's been at the store a very long time. She must be buying everything in the store. Will you tell her to come home?" said Wood.
KlaasKids has coordinated searches in 41 areas in Mobile and Baldwin counties but Brad Dennis said there is still more ground to cover.
"We do have a lot of information, and the information has a lot of information. But unfortunately, all of that information doesn't bring us any answers just more questions," said Dennis.
Since hunting season that puts search crews at risk of being shot accidentally in certain areas, there are a lot of places off limits to search.
KlaasKids and the Wood family are calling all hunters to be on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary.
"We need people to continue to remember Brittney is still missing," said Dennis.
Chessie Wood said she will never forget Brittney's disappearance, even with the criminal investigation involving sex abuse charges and a number of Brittney's relatives.
"My main focus is to find my daughter, and I don't think nothing can ever happen to take my focus off her," said Wood.
If you have any information about anything pertaining to Brittney Wood, please call Mobile police.
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