Margaret ‘Peggy’ J. Hobbs, 81, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was born April 2, 1938, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Arthur and Ruby LaRocque. Peggy was a member of Goodrich Memorial United Methodist Church in Norman where she sang in the choir and was the Church secretary after her children all started school. Later, she was a unit secretary at Norman Regional Hospital, retiring after over 20 years.
Peggy had many hobbies including painting, scrapbooking, needlepoint, crocheting, and cooking. She loved having big family dinners and will be remembered for making the best apple pie. One of Peggy’s favorite times of the year was Christmas. She loved everything about it from music and movies to all the decorations.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Oliver Durrell Hobbs; five children, Donna Smith and husband J.R., Julie Beed and husband Jeffrey, Erick Hobbs and wife Tyra, Shane Hobbs and wife Carol, Jason Hobbs and partner Ralph Lower; nine grandchildren, Trey Smith, Sydney Hobbs, Jessica Beed, Angela Levasseur, Ryan Hobbs, Jaclyn Moore, Gabriel Hobbs, Zachary Hobbs, Paige Hobbs; one great grandson, Everhett Levasseur; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her brother, Patrick LaRocque; and sister, Marianne Jungles.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Goodrich Memorial United Methodist Church, 200 W. Hayes St, Norman. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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