Janice Henderson, 80, of Phenix City, Alabama, passed away peacefully at the Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, Alabama on Friday October 28, 2022.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM EST on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, in the Chapel of Vance Brooks Funeral Home with Kenneth E. Davis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Henderson was born in Columbus, Georgia the daughter of the late James F. Carpenter and Margie Cain Smith. She was the owner agent of Janice Henderson State Farm Insurance Company for the last thirty-six years. She enjoyed going to the beach and was an avid Auburn Football Fan. In her younger years, Mrs. Henderson enjoyed running and playing tennis. She has been a member of the Summerville Garden Club for fifty years. Above all, she treasured the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Henderson was preceded in death by her first husband Enoch Mathews; son Mark Mathews and sisters Emily Davis and Kathy Coleman.
Left to cherish her memory are daughters Jan Ennis and Husband Ricky of Phenix City, AL and Carol Perdue and husband Matt of Phenix City, AL; son James Mathews and wife Kim of Montgomery, AL; Brother Jimmy Carpenter and wife Lynda of Stockbridge, GA; grandchildren Katie Hayward (Ryan), Mathew Tooker, Caroline Campbell (Tripp), Mitch Mathews, Elizabeth Perdue and fiancé Tyler Hodgdon, Anna Perdue and Tyler Mathew and two great grandchildren Ella Mitchell and Luke Mitchell.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting contributions be made to the American Red Cross in Memory of Mrs. Henderson.