Deborah Fall Myers, age 63 of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at her home, after a short fight with cancer.
She was born September 23, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jack Lee and Carole Jo Crites Byrd. She and David L. Myers were married July 3, 1970 in the former Oak Ridge Methodist Church.
Deborah was a 1972 graduate of Oak Ridge High School and received a bachelor’s degree from SEMO. She was a music educator since 1983 and taught 23 years at Meadow Heights High School in Patton, Missouri, retiring as Music Director in May of 2016. She was a faithful member of New Salem Methodist Church near Daisy, Missouri since 1994.
Loving survivors include her husband of 46 years, David of Oak Ridge; two daughters, Jennifer (John) Dennis of Cape Girardeau and Summer (Scott) Aufdenberg of Jackson; her parents, Jack and Carole Byrd of Oak Ridge; three sisters, Carole (Brad) Sherman of Williamsburg, Iowa, Lucy (Randy) Meyer of Biehle, Missouri, and Lisa (Brent) Crites of Jackson; five grandchildren, Samuel and Colton Unnerstall, Allie Aufdenberg, Isabella and Hudson Dennis; and several nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be from 2:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016 in chapel A of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev. Steven Koerner officiating.
Interment will be in New Salem Cemetery near Daisy.
The family would like to extend their greatest thanks to Saint Francis Hospice for the loving care and compassion during Deborah’s battle with cancer. Contributions are suggested to Meadow Heights Music Program, RR-5 Box 2265, Patton, MO 63662.
To watch Deborah’s personal video, click here: http://videos.lifetributes.com/748837
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