Madalyn's Story

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Madalyn Michelle Hawkins was born in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on September 1, 1983 to Margaret and Ben Hawkins. She attended Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, specializing in dance and graduated in 2001. She was also a member of Ballet Florida for many years. Madalyn attended Florida State University, majoring in Dance and later transferred to the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida with a major in Communication and Psychology. Since the age of sixteen, she was employed by Walgreens and was last employed there as a Pharmacy Technician Trainer.
Madalyn passed away on April 4, 2017 surrounded by family and friends who loved her. She leaves to mourn her passing the following: Margaret and Ben Hawkins, parents; Odie Pearl Hawkins, grandmother; Sylvia (Lamar) Houston, Gwendolyn (Maceo) Howell, aunts Jasper, Florida; and a host of loving family.
Madalyn's Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church (USA), 3026 Woodlawn Road, Jacksonville, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida with the memo: Jacksonville Kidney Walk, Team "Fiercely M!" The Jacksonville Kidney Walk is scheduled for Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. Please join her family as they walk in Memory of Madalyn Michelle Hawkins.
Aaron & Burney Bivens Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. 904-264-1233
Published on April 17, 2017
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