Gayle Daigle Chase, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at her home. Gayle was born on August 13, 1952 to Eunice Percle Daigle and Jerome “Bill” Daigle.
Gayle worked for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office for 23 years until her retirement in October of 2021. Gayle loved attending services at Lighthouse Community Church, spending time with her grandchildren, lunches with friends, reminiscing with cousins, dressing “to the nines,” and watching Hallmark with her four-legged son, Taz.
Gayle was welcomed home by her mother and father and her loving husband of 41 years, Leonard “LJ” Chase, Jr.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sister, Pam Mayon and husband, Steve, of Morgan city; son, Christopher Chase and wife, Margaret, of Illinois; daughter, Amanda Chase of Morgan City; bonus daughters, Tammie Brown of Mississippi and Renee Chase of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Heather Crowder of Mississippi, and Parker, Bishop, and Larkin Chase of Illinois. She is also survived by loving in-laws, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her family would like to thank the nurses of the Morgan City Dialysis Center and her caregiver, Kayla, for their love and care.
Visitation will be held at Lighthouse Community Church on Thursday, November 16 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. Her family will lay her to rest with her husband in a private ceremony.