Brenda Jackson, the mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 65.
JR Motorsports announced Jackson’s passing on Monday afternoon.
Jackson and Dale Earnhardt Sr. married in 1972 and had two children — Dale Jr. and Kelley — before divorcing.
JRM mourns the passing of Brenda Jackson.
— JR Motorsports (@JRMotorsports) April 22, 2019
Jackson married Willie Jackson in 1985.
She is survived by her husband, children, brothers Robert Gee and Jimmy Gee, stepdaughter Meredith Davis and multiple grandchildren.