Sunday wreck claimed life of young mom

Published 9:05 am Monday, July 16, 2018

Alabama State Troopers have identified the 25-year-old woman who died in a Sunday morning wreck as Jacqueline Haley Elisha Henderson.

Henderson died when her 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora was struck by a 1999 GMC truck driven by Billy Joe Marler of Brantley. The crash occurred on County Road 43 in Heath at 7:45 a.m.

According to her obituary from Keahey Funeral Home, Henderson worked as a sitter in people’s home. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and the mother of a 6-year-old daughter, Madilyn Stoudemire of Andalusia.

Other survivors include Henderson’s parents, Brian Henderson and Jennifer McDuffie; brother, Johnny Henderson of Andalusia; sister, Emily Henderson of Andalusia; paternal grandparents, Galford and Bertha Henderson of Andalusia and Paul and Debra Henderson of Andalusia; and maternal grandfather, Johnny McDuffie of  Andalusia.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Zion Hill Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Keahey Funeral Home.

Rescue personnel described the crash as a head-on collision.

Marler was airlifted from near the scene and transported to Walton Medical Center.

Gantt  Fire Department Chief Scott Fight said the Gantt and Heath fire departments also responded to the accident call.