Gayle Diane Burleson was born November 10, 1956, in Flint, Michigan. She moved to Millington, Michigan at the age of 12, where her and her sister, Gina age 8, lived with their grandparents, until Gayle graduated school in 1975. After finishing school, Gayle joined the AirForce, where she was honorably discharged. Gayle continued on to live a fulfilled life. She was full of love, humor, and strength. Nothing stopped Gayle up until her mobility started to restrict her.
Gayle was a wonderful sister, Aunt and mother, also a very giving person always there when you needed someone and always happy to see you. Gayle died after complications due to a 2nd brain surgery. She put up a tough battle but it eventually called her home July 30th, 2018. Gayle was surrounded by love in her final moments of life.
She leaves behind her son Jovan Burleson; daughter Enjoli Burleson; grandbabies Jamari, Jianna, Jordon and Josiah Burleson; sister Gina Smith; nieces Genita (Gigi) and Ebonee (Jazmyn and Kennedy) Smith; nephew Vincent Smith; God-sister Medina Nance; God-brothers James and David Williams; and best friend Ronnetta Thompson.