Becky Sue Coffman, a beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother, passed away on July 22, 2023, in Joplin, Missouri. She was born on February 4, 1967, in Gravette, Arkansas to Leroy and Louiza Downing. Becky Sue was a remarkable woman who left an indelible mark on the lives of those around her.
Becky's commitment to her family was unwavering. She always prioritized the well-being and happiness of her children and grandchildren. They were the center of her universe, and she dedicated herself wholeheartedly to their care and upbringing. Her selflessness and unconditional love permeated every aspect of her life.
In her professional career at the Cinch Factory, Becky worked diligently until its unfortunate closure. Her dedication and work ethic were commendable - traits that she instilled in her children by example. She believed in the importance of hard work and perseverance.
Education played a vital role in Becky's life journey. She obtained a Bachelor's degree from Northeastern State University, which laid a solid foundation for her intellectual pursuits. One of her passions was researching various historical eras; however, Native American History held a special place in her heart. She delved into genealogy research with an unwavering curiosity that paved the way for discovering fascinating stories about our shared heritage.
Beyond her academic pursuits, Becky had a zest for life that could not be contained, she found solace and joy in taking road trips - an opportunity to explore the vast beauty of our diverse landscapes while creating lifelong memories with loved ones. These adventures allowed her to appreciate the wonders of nature and experience new cultures firsthand.
Becky is preceded in death by her loving husband Gordon Coffman, who stood beside her as a steadfast partner through all of life's ups and downs. Together they weathered storms with grace and provided a strong foundation for their family. As well as her father Leroy Downing, and sister Pat Case who both held a special place in her heart.
She is survived by her children: Justin Coffman, Marc Wilkerson, Gordon Coffman Jr, and Amanda; and her cherished grandchildren: Caitlyn, Darian, Emerald, Hailey, Ashlyn, Jamison, and Jolene.
In addition to her immediate family, Becky leaves behind siblings and their families, who were an integral part of her life. William Lee Downing (brother), Jennine (sister-in-law), Misty D Downing (sister), Sherrie Garner (sister), and AL Garner (brother-in-law). Their bond was unbreakable, and they provided each other with unwavering support and love.
Becky Sue Coffman was a compassionate and loving soul who will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Her enduring legacy is one of selflessness, perseverance, and determination. Though our hearts are heavy with grief at her loss, we take solace in the beautiful memories she created throughout her life.
The world has lost an exceptional individual whose impact will continue to resonate for generations to come. As we gather to celebrate Becky Sue's life and mourn her passing, let us remember the love she shared with everyone around her and strive to carry forward the lessons she taught us - to love unconditionally and always putting family first.
May Becky Sue Coffman rest in eternal peace knowing that she touched so many lives with her kindness and warmth. She will forever remain in our hearts as a shining example of what it means to live a life filled with love and compassion.
Becky is under the care of Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home, at this time the family will have a private celebration of life at a later date.