Rebecca "Becky" Cotton Cooper, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2024, at St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Morehead, Kentucky. Born on March 18, 1975, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Gary and Mary Cotton. Rebecca touched the lives of all who knew her with her warm heart, infectious laughter, and unwavering love.
Rebecca's journey in life was a testament to her strong spirit and determination. She pursued her education and achieved an Associate's degree, becoming a Certified Medical Assistant. With passion and dedication, Rebecca excelled in her chosen field, making a difference in the lives of countless patients throughout her career.
Her family was the center of her universe, and they brought immense joy and meaning to her life. Rebecca leaves behind cherished memories shared with her devoted spouse, James Cooper, her loving daughters, Courtney Craig, and Hannah Kline as well as two step daughters. She was also a cherished sister to Jennifer Cotton Hammack, and a beloved grandmother to Bentley Carpenter, Maverick Back, Everleigh Kline, and Kingston Kai; six step grandchildren and one step great grandchild.
Rebecca's radiant smile and zest for life will be fondly remembered by her mother, Mary Cotton, and her nieces Maridyth Hammack, Makenzie Cotton, Jordynne Cotton, and Allyson Cotton. She leaves behind a legacy of love and resilience that will forever be treasured by all those who were fortunate enough to know her.
Rebecca was preceded in death by her father Gary Cotton and brother, William Cotton.
While we mourn the loss of such an extraordinary woman, we choose to honor her life and celebrate her journey. A memorial service will be held in her memory at 2:00PM on Saturday, January 6, 2024. Visitation will be held prior from 1:00PM - 2:00PM at the Life Impact Church 11 North Queen Street, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Family and friends will gather there to pay their final respects, sharing stories of love, laughter, and the indelible impact Rebecca had on their lives. Pastor Anthony Castle will be officiating.
Rebecca's legacy of love, kindness, and resilience will live on through the memories shared by all who were fortunate to know her. She leaves us with a reminder to cherish each moment, embrace our loved ones, and live life to the fullest.