Funeral services for Becky Cooper were held Oct. 2, 2020, at the New Hebron Baptist Church. Mrs. Cooper, 66, passed away from this life on Sept. 29 at her residence in New Hebron. Rev. Mike Grenn officiated, and interment was at the Westrope Family Cemetery in Hazlehurst. Saulters Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Pallbearers were Chris Bryan, Erik Bryan, Anthony Walker, Gage Haynes, Jesse Morgan, and Sam Morgan. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Adam Kirby, Justin Walker, Jack Gurley, and Trace Cooper.
Rebecca Ann Stephens Cooper was born on June 7, 1954, in Prentiss, to Edward and Laurene Haley Stephens. Mrs. Cooper was a housewife and a member of New Hebron Baptist Church.
She was welcomed into Heaven by her father, Edward Stephens; and a grandson, Trevor Cooper.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Mike Cooper, of New Hebron; one daughter, Jennifer Gurley (Steve), of Sumrall; one son, Michael Cooper Jr. (Angela), of Wesson; her mother, Laurene Stephens, of New Hebron; six grandchildren, Jack Gurley, Chloe Cooper, Mara Pickering, Emma Gurley, and Trace Cooper; one great-grandson, Maddox Haynes; five sisters, Elaine Stephens, Janice Kirby, Kathleen Sharp, Linda Kaye White, and Billie Jean Morgan; three brothers, Bo Stephens, Johnny Stephens, and Boog Stephens; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.