Gayle Robinson McElhinny
Gayle Robinson McElhinny was born on September 17, 1945 in Clovis NM and passed away on October 24, 2018 in Lehigh Acres, Florida. She was the daughter of James and Sallie (Webb) Robinson of Clays Corner, TX.
Gayle married Russell McElhinny on June 3, 1983. She is proceeded in death by her parents, a brother Jimmy, a nephew Derren Jennings, her brother-in-law Derrell Jennings, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law Ken and Lois McElhinny of Middleport, Ohio.
Gayle grew up helping raise greyhounds on the family farm at Clay’s Corner. She owned and operated a greyhound racing kennel in Florida from 1975-1992, then moved the kennel to La Marque Texas and lived there until 2009.
Gayle is survived by her husband Russell McElhinny of Lehigh Acres, three sons, Cam Hawkins and his wife Christy, Jay Hawkins and his wife Kimberly, all of Muleshoe, Texas, and Jason McElhinny of Orlando, Florida, three grandsons, Riley and Brody Hawkins of Muleshoe and A.J. McElhinny of Minnetonka, Minnesota, and two granddaughters, Danielle Hawkins of Houston, and Kayla Bennett, of Muleshoe, three sister, Glenna Jennings of Lubbock, Sherry Gunstream and husband Tommy of Muleshoe, and Vicki Morris and husband Melvin of Clay’s Corner, sister-in-law Kathy Mullins of Sarasota, Florida, and several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside service will be held at the Lazbuddie Cemetery on Sunday, November 18th at 3:00p.m.