Natalie Suzanne Myers Goyette, 44, of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson.
She was born December 17, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, to Dale and Judith Daume Myers.
Natalie was an active member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson, where she was baptized March 5, 1972, and was instrumental in establishing “Kids Who Care”.
She was a graduate of Jackson High School and University of Missouri, Columbia.
Natalie’s interest in art started at a very young age. She began taking private art lessons when she was only five years old. After graduating from college, she worked at the St. Louis Art Museum. Upon returning to Jackson, she worked at Kies Eye Center in Cape Girardeau, did freelance art from home, and was a member of the adult art group in Jackson.
She was an outgoing, loving, caring person who will be missed by many. Of utmost importance to her was being a good mom to her only child, Will.
Loving survivors include her parents, Dale and Judith Myers of Oak Ridge; a son, Will Goyette of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two siblings, Brian (Tonya) Myers and children Dustin, Kali, and Brynn of Oak Ridge, Julie (Ben) Davis and sons, Jack and Kevin of Farmington, Missouri; beloved uncles, aunts, and their families: Richard (Jane) Daume of Phoenix, Arizona, Vernon (Ethel) Daume and Joyce (Wayne) Bock of Oak Ridge, Jean (Kent) Puchbauer, Mary (Harold) Robinson and Ruth (Larry) Barks of Jackson; Gene (Jeanie) Myers of Eureka, Missouri; Bill (Greta) Myers of Willow Springs; and the family of the late Don Myers; many great-uncles, great-aunts, dear friends, and a very special physician, Dr. Thomas (Carol) Sparkman of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Paul and Hester Myers, and Charles and Marie Daume; and an uncle, Don Myers.
The Revs. Sam Roethemeyer and Joe Rowley officiated a private funeral at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Burial was private Old Goshen Cemetery near Oak Ridge.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Memorial Fund of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson or Old Goshen Cemetery.

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26 Comments
  1. I am sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing. I will always remember her sweet smile and kindness to all around her. RIP Sweet Natalie. Hugs and prayers.

    Amy Roberts O’Rear

  2. Diane Mangels

    Dale, Judy & Family;
    Deepest sympathy to each one of you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God’s Blessings!

    Lowell & Diane Mangels

  3. Doug Sebaugh

    Sorry for your loss, may God be with you thru this time of grief

  4. Dee Maupin

    Thoughts, prayers, love, and hugs!

    The Maupins: Wayne, Dee, Matthew, Michelle, and Mark

  5. Shelly Mcdowell

    Natalie was the sweetest, most artistically talented girl in the class of 1990. She had a beautiful soul and I will never forget how she surprised me by buying my doughnuts at Willies Bakery and lunch at Estes Deli. She was the best at “random acts of kindness”! Hugs and prayers to the family
    Sincerely,
    Shelly Conrad McDowell

  6. Sherry Hahn Goodman

    So sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing. I have so many happy memories of her that will live on forever. I’m so glad I got to know her way back in Junior High. Loved spending time at her home and with her family. She was a very special friend and I will never ever forget her. She was one of the most kind individuals you could ever hope to meet and she was a true friend no matter what. Prayers to the family. Goodbye sweet friend. Rest in peace…..

  7. David Johnson

    So sorry to hear about this. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    The Johnsons
    David, Jennifer, Jack and June

  8. Leo McElrath IV

    So incredibly sad to hear this news today, prayers to your family and only the kindest thoughts of my memories of Natalie. Rest in peace friend.

  9. Crystal

    Dale and Judy
    I’m so sorry for your loss, Natalie was such a beautiful person inside and out. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Crystal (Jones) Montgomery

  10. kathy steffens

    So sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing, however she has been healed and will celebrate Easter in heaven.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Rich and Kathy Steffens

  11. Kim Adcock Andracsek

    So sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing. I recall back in grade school her teaching a few of us how to draw Snoopy. To this day I think of her every time I see Snoopy. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  12. Tom cook

    My Condolences to the entire family.

  13. Kelley Pipkin

    My heartfelt prayers go out to the family. Natalie was such a sweet, caring lady and mother.

  14. Lonnie & Lea Ann Peetz

    Dale, Judy & family,
    Natalie was such a great person with an imagination that I could only admire. Her creativity was second to none. My sympathy goes out to your family.
    God Bless,
    Lonnie Peetz

  15. Tonda Brady

    I’m so sorry to hear about this! Prayers to your family!

  16. Kirsten Schaper

    I am so sorry to hear about Natalie’s passing. I was friends with her in school when we were younger. I remember her always seeming to find turtles outside and how she was so gentle with them. My thoughts are with you.

  17. Jeff & Nicky Wendel

    We were so very sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing away. It has been a long journey she has had and for the family as well. Blessings to you all,
    Jeff & Nicky Wendel

  18. Chuck Miller

    I am sorry to hear of this loss. I take great relief in knowing Natalie no longer suffers but recognize your great sadness at having to say goodbye. Natalie always found the spotlight despite never seeking it. Her smile was infectious and her presence always brought light. These were amazing attributes for a spirit that often sought to stay at the edges, under the radar, and behind the scenes. But that was not to be. Everyone who encountered Natalie will never forget her because she embodied love and acceptance. She was a proud, devoted mother who beamed when talking about her son, and a fun-loving friend who saw the good in everyone she met. I am incredibly grateful to have known Natalie since childhood and will for the rest of my life have been positively affected by her presence. This world is a little darker with the passing of this great light.

  19. Matt King

    My deepest sympathy on Natalie’ s passing. She was a great classmate at Jackson, coworker at the Lutheran Home, a gracious and beautiful date to prom, and a wonderful friend.

  20. Dale & Judith
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Didnt know her personally, but we sure knew you. We realize it had to be such a great loss to you. Our prayers are with you. Jack & Cleta Mandrelle

  21. Beth Guth

    Dale and Judy,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter! You were such loving caretakers, and now she is going to watch over you. God bless you, and may peace be with you!

  22. Martha Goodson Venable

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family as it moves forward in this new chapter ahead. I will always remember, as a child, the fun we had on Park street when we would visit. There was always lots of laughter.

  23. Matt Unger

    Natalie was a very special person who brought myself and many others laughter and great friendship. As echoed by so many prior posts, she was truly a kind person who will be missed.

  24. I’m so sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family

  25. Jerry L Stone

    Dale & Judy,
    We are so sorry to hear of Natalie’s passing. We are never ready to say “Goodbye” to those we love, regardless of the circumstances.
    Just know that both of you, and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Your friends,
    Jerry & Nancy Stone

  26. Julie Sappington

    Judy and Dale, I am so sorry to hear about Natalie’s passing. She babysat for my daughters when they were young and was always so sweet and kind. I will keep your family in my prayers.

    Julie Sappington

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