Peggy King passed away on February 18th, 2022 in Oklahoma City at the age of 88.Peggy was born in Grove, Oklahoma on November 14th 1933 to Clem and Jeannette Cooper. She grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and would go on to live in Paris, Hawaii, Pensacola, FL, Corpus Christi, TX, San Diego, CA, and Oklahoma City. After graduating from Muskogee High, she married Allen King and they began their travels, following his assignments with the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force. Their daughter Jennifer was born back in Oklahoma in 1955. A short time later, Peggy graduated from Northeastern State University. She later received a B.A. in English (with High Honors), and a minor in Speech Arts, from San Diego State University, as well as a Master of Library Science from the University of Oklahoma. She briefly taught junior high school, but her love of books led to her work as a librarian in California and Oklahoma. Peggy and Al moved back to Oklahoma from California twice to be closer to their families. An avid reader, Peggy was also a writer, a painter, and a genealogist. She worked tirelessly to document the history of the Cooper and Howe families for generations to come. She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, where she volunteered in the church library. She was also a volunteer with the Oklahoma Historical Society and the American Red Cross.After the death of Al in 2013, Peggy moved into Epworth Villa with her sister, Connie English, where she would--of course--work on the Library Committee. She was a kind and supportive person--especially to the younger generations of her family--and she will be dearly missed.Peggy is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Harvey and husband Steven Harvey; sister Connie English; granddaughter Laura Harvey; nephew Mark Kymes and wife Janice; nieces Susan English, Donna English and husband Jonathan Bolt; niece Desiree Rinker; great nephews Matthew (Holly), Madison (Erin) and Mason Kymes, and Daniel Gross; great nieces Julia Zenner (Alayna) and Lila Bolt; as well as great, great nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the staff of Epworth Villa for the care they gave to Peggy. Memorial donations can be made to the Epworth Villa Benevolence Fund.