Calkins: Last dance — COVID took her when ‘it was not her time’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 07, 2020 10:14 AM CT | Published: December 06, 2020 10:05 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Gail Hackney danced for hours, volunteered and mentored. She may have been 75 years when she died of COVID — but she had a whole lot more to give. 

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