Rebecca Hatcher Helton

rebecca helton

May 7, 1941 ~ June 15, 2022

Born in: Huntsville , Alabama
Resided in: Arlington, Texas

Rebecca “Becky” Hatcher Helton, 81, passed away on June 15, 2022 in Arlington, Texas surrounded by her family.
Rebecca was born in Huntsville, Alabama on May 7, 1941 to John Hatcher and Cecil Roberson Hatcher. She married Richard D. Helton in Huntsville, Alabama on September 18, 1965. After a number of years living in both Alabama and Texas, they settled down in Arizona where they lived for 23 years. The Heltons returned to Texas three years ago first living in McKinney but most recently residing in Arlington. Rebecca was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, sister and friend to many.
Survivors: Husband, Richard D. Helton; son, Doug Helton (Jennie); daughter, Jennifer L. Helton; brother, David L. Hatcher; sister, Charlotte H. Cheek; her granddog Bruiser (who she affectionately called BooBoo), and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a Celebration of Life in Huntsville, Alabama on July 30. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association (

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  1. CandleImageLouis and I have so many wonderful memories of Becky. She was such a kind friend and had a beautiful smile. Who can forget the cruise we took together and the maitre’d who got Sheridan for her at dinner. The pictures I have are precious and we will always cherish the memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Our most sincere sympathy. Louis and Karen

  2. Phil and I considered Becky family. We met as neighbors then became friends and then family She was a step mother to our little cat snuggles.. They had coffee and treats every morning on Becky’s front porch.
    Becky was a kind caring person and we will love and remember her always.

  3. CandleImageBecky always loved a good shopping trip. Our new little group of neighborhood gals would love to “leave the Ranch” and head out for a day trip to shop and enjoy lunch together. In the meantime the guys would gather for a drink or two. Speaking of a drink or two, Richard and Becky could always be found at one of the many fun parties we all enjoyed during those early years at Robson Ranch. Although they decided it was time to leave AZ to return to TX, we will always remember them with such great fondness. Becky had a smile for the ages!

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