May 12, 1955 – September 11, 2020
Gayle Marie Hawkins was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Millbrae. At age 65, she went to Taylor Middle School and Mills High. In 1998, she moved to Medford to live near her first cousin and legal guardian, Patricia Forde. Gayle was developmentally disabled, but worked part time at Goodwill Industries and made many friends. She enjoyed movies, celebrity trivia and her dog Max. She has been living for the past 6 years at Countrywood Adult Care Foster home locally. Gayle was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Peggy (Mildred) O'Leary Hawkins and Waymon Hawkins, and her late half sister, Victoria Lynn St. Clair. Gayle is survived by her guardian/cousin Patricia Forde, as well as many first cousins from the O'Leary and Hawkins families. She will be interred with her parents at Golden Gate national Cemetery. No funeral service is planned at this time. Donations can be made in her memory to the Jackson County Animal Shelter.