Natalie Jayne Kirkling, 26, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2006, at the Hattie Larlham Foundation, in Manuta, Ohio, where she had been a resident for most of her life. She was born June 11, 1979, in St. Louis, Missouri, to David and Monika (Burcham) Kirkling. Natalie will always be remembered for her smile that she shared with so many who came to know and love her.
She is survived by her parents, David and Monika, brother Elliott and sister Ashley, and her grandmothers, Elaine Burcham and Erma Kirkling, all of Clay City.
Also surviving are her many cherished friends and caregivers at the foundation.
Visitation will be at Green Funeral Home in Manuta on Wednesday, April 12.
Natalie will be laid to rest after a graveside remembrance service on Thursday, April 13, at 2 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Clay City with the Rev. Sam Wyatt officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Hattie Larlham Foundation, 9772 Diagonal Rd., Mantua, OH 44255.