Rebecca Park Cooper of Crystal City passed away Monday at the age of 87. Rebecca worked for the Missouri Division of Employment Security. She was longtime member of First Baptist Church of Festus/Crystal City and was a dedicated blood donor, having gifted over nine gallons. She loved cooking and baking. And was known for her loving hugs.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years Narvel “Gene” Cooper; sons Michael of Crystal City, and Bruce of Festus; daughter Dana Templeton of Festus; a “special child of her heart” Bobbi Crawford of Fenton, 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, her special caregiver Christy Pennington of Pevely, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers.
Funeral services for Rebecca Cooper will be Saturday morning at 11 at Vineyard Funeral home in Festus with interment at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City.
Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Gateway Chapter or Mercy Jefferson Hospice.