Sharon Louise Hawkins-Gray, 51, passed away at Ascension All Saints Hospital on Friday, September 23, 2022.  Sharon was born on January 26, 1971 in Chicago, the daughter of John and Joyce (Nee: Gray) Gilmore.  She was married to the late Gregory Hawkins.  Sharon loved to dance and sing.  She was also known to be very sarcastic.  Most of all, she loved her family very much and was very protective of them, especially her daughters.  She loved and doted on her grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Sharon will be deeply missed by her father John, her three children LaTwayla Gray, Lavon Davis and LaShonda Williams along with her three sisters Jean Hunter, Jeri Gray, Valerie Dove-Johnson and two brothers Barry Dove and Lonnie Murray.  She will also be missed by her very close friends Leroy Brooks and Reginald Harris.  Sharon will also be missed by her Aunt Stacy Gilmore along with her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her husband, mother, sister Helen Gray, niece Antoinette Gray, and nieces, nephews and cousins.  A family memorial service will be held for Sharon on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Strouf Funeral Home.  The family will receive guests at the Funeral Home on Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.