MYRTLE BEACH—Gayle Lynn Haught, 63 passed away May 5 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

She was born Sept. 25, 1955, in Akron, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ralph and Ruth Caslow Derks.

She was also predeceased by brother, Dennis Derks.

Mrs. Haught lived most of her life in Danville, Virginia, and retired to Myrtle Beach in 2006. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all her life. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother and loved her animals. Gayle enjoyed shopping and socializing with her friends and always helped anyone in need. She was an amazing listener and friend.

Survivors include husband Ronald Haught of Myrtle Beach; son Jason Haught (Lucy) of Ohio; brother Michael Derks (Jenny) of Ohio; sister Faye East of Ohio; sister-in-law Hanska Derks of Georgia; beloved grandchildren Ava, Amanda, Michael and Conner and many aunts, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service was held May 8 at McMillan-Small Funeral Home.

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