Friends have said: “Birdie was the most loving and caring person I’ve ever met. She is remembered still by people who have only met her for a moment. She cared about people and stood for human rights. She truly had a heart of gold. I know her spirit is in a better place. Birdie. you will always be missed and I love you.”

Birdie also has an obituary at ancientfaces.

Birdie’s Leaf is located at the Seattle Central Library. If you have photos or memories of Birdie, please comment.

2 Responses to “Zamphra “Birdie” (Peters) Opoku 1968-2012”

  • Willow says:

    Birdie you were the best person I ever met. And there is only sadness because you are not still here with me. I will never forget you. We had some great times. Hard times too. But we loved eachother. I know your ok. I love you

  • De'Montrion Peters says:

    Love you mom. I’m in Seattle for the first time, and I’m excited to see the city you fell in love with. I miss you, and I wish I was able to see you with my son.

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