Rebecca Dawn Johnson

Rebecca Dawn Johnson, 52, of Cobden, died at 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Union County Hospital in Anna.

She was born on Aug. 2, 1965, in Lincoln, Neb., the daughter of Raymond Dewayne and LaVada Louise Pearson Baggott.

She married Roy Scott Johnson on May 29, 2006, in Paducah.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Scott Johnson of Cobden; her father, Raymond D. (Diane) Baggott of Du Quoin; a brother, Ray L. (Lori) Baggott of Du Quoin, a sister, Regina (Roy) Beers of Hurst; a step-sister, Bethany (Josh) Edwards of Springfield; her father and mother-in-law, Roy (Elaine) Johnson of Cobden; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, LaVada Louise Baggott; a brother, Robby Baggott; and a step-daughter, Bethany Johnson.

She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. She worked as a pediatric RN at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau and Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, and was very passionate about her career.

Funeral services for Rebecca Dawn Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden, with Pastor Raymond Baggott and Larry Pearson officiating. Interment will be in Kelly Cemetery.

Friends can call after 10 a.m. and until the service hour at 11 a.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. Memorials can be made to the funeral home.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

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