Peggy Jean Kelley King

Peggy Jean Kelley King, 83, of Fort Smith, passed away on December 15, 2017 in a local nursing home.  She was born on March 10, 1934 in Meridian, Mississippi.  She was a resident of Petal, Mississippi for 50 years where she was an active member in Calvary Baptist Church.  Peggy was a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She loved volunteering at the hospital, the March of Dimes, cooking, crocheting and playing the piano.  Peggy came to Fort Smith to be closer to her family after her husbandís passing.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward, her parents, Herman E. and Alma Kelley and one brother, David L. Kelley.

She is survived by her son, Edward Pittman King, Jr. and his wife Connie of Onalaska, TX, a daughter, Karen Farris and her husband Mack of Fort Smith, AR, four grandsons, Brett Cooper, Daniel Cooper, Lee J. Farris and Russell King and his wife Kristen and eight great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2408 S. 51st Ct. Ste. F, Fort Smith, AR 72901.

Graveside services are 10:00 AM Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Roseland Park Cemetery in Hattiesburg, MS.