Obituary of Peggy Crooks Oakes
Lexington - Peggy C Oakes, 90, passed away peacefully February 14, 2023 in Lexington, KY. Peggy was born Margaret Evelyn Crooks on May 13, 1932 to the late Nelson Appel & Ruth Sullivan Crooks of Corydon, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Penn State University and was a former home economics teacher, general music teacher and piano teacher with her own private studio in Tupelo, MS. She is survived by her son Jim (MaLeah) Oakes of Texas and daughters Sue Oakes Smith of Lexington and Brandy Lynn (Suann Schuster) Oakes of New York. Grandchildren include Taylor Smith of Lexington, KY, Ethan Oakes, Abran Oakes and Christian Oakes of Texas.
A communion service and celebration of life will be held at 3:00pm March 4, 2023 at St. Raphael Episcopal Church, 1891 Parkers Mill Rd., Lexington, KY 40504. Visitation will be held at the church prior to the service from 1:00 - 2:45.
No flowers are requested, in lieu of, please make memorial contributions to: CREATE Northeast Mississippi's Community Foundation in memory of Peggy C. Oakes.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Peggy Oakes, please visit Tribute Store