Mrs. Jewel D. Henderson, age 94 passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Stanley House Assisted Living in DeFuniak Springs. She was born April 11, 1926 in Birmingham, Alabama the daughter of Tom Ernest McCombs and Mary Elma Glenn McCombs. Most in this area will remember Jewel in her clercial employment with the Okaloosa County Board of Eduction. She is predeceased by her husband, Johnny Edward Henderson who passed away in 1976 and her sisters, Ruby Lucas and Margaret Bozeman.
Among survivors are her daughters, Virginia Morgan and husband David and Johnnie Kay Newberry. Her grandchildren, Chad Henderson Morgan and wife Jennifer, Jonathan Levi Mixon and wife Elizabeth and Angela Newberry. Her great grandchildren, Lily Jane Morgan, Hendry David Morgan, Batey Clare Mixon, Anna Mills Mixon and Jonathan Henderson Mixon.
Mrs. Henderson's wishes were to be cremated and her cremated human remains interred beside her husband in Bay Minette, Alabama.
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