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Peggy Joe Cork

December 31, 1929 — April 4, 2020

Peggy Joe Cork (Gremore) of Plymouth, Michigan died at home April 4th, 2020.

She was 90 years old. Peggy was born on December 31, 1929 in Vincennes, Indiana to her parents Chester and Lucille Gremore. She was the third of the couples 6 daughters. At age 15 she moved with her family to Pontiac, Michigan where she graduated from Pontiac Central High School.

She married Richard George Cork on March 11th, 1950 (div. 1979). Together they had 4 children. After decades in her role as stay at home mom and wife, Peggy worked for many years at AAA Insurance.

Peggy trusted in Christ as a teenager and remained a faithful Christian the rest of her life. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Wayne and later Merriman Road Baptist Church. She had a servant's heart, and could be found helping in the kitchen and cleaning up during and after church events. She was prolific in her intercession for others in prayer.

Peggy was an avid walker. Walking up to 3 miles per day even into her 90th year. She cherished family gatherings and loved to laugh.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters, Bula, Jean and Blanche. Peggy is survived by her sisters, Thelma and Sherry; her children, Ginger (Larry), Jacalyn (Scott), Barbara (Jeff) and Richard (Andrea); her grandchildren, Jocelyn (Steve), Marc, Halley (Andrew), Michael, Nathan (Natalie), Chase, Lily, Georgia, Emma, Francesca, and Jovie; and great grandchildren, Henry, Oakley, Arthur, Easton, and Wyatt.

A funeral service will be live-streamed on Wednesday, April 8th at 1:00pm from the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home. Please click the “Tribute Wall” link at the top of Peggy's obituary at 12:50pm in which time the live-streaming will begin. The immediate family and invited guests will gather privately prior to the service.

Interment will take place privately at Cadillac Memorial Gardens - West in Westland, Michigan.

Please be advised that in observance of the governmental order from the State of Michigan, we will be limiting funeral/visitation gatherings to 10 people at any one time. When in attendance, we kindly ask, for the safety and well-being of the families we serve and for your health, that everyone practice social distancing and consideration for other guests in attendance by keeping your visit brief.
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home

280 S. Main St, Plymouth, MI 48170

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home

280 S. Main St, Plymouth, MI 48170

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