Melissa Irene Choate

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Melissa Irene Choate, 73, of Manila, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born near the Dell Community, she had been a lifelong Manila area resident and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Josh and Gertie Foster; two sons, Robert Dale Choate and Daniel Lee Choate; three brothers, Bill Foster, Clyde Foster, and Tommy Foster; and a sister, Helen Foster.

She is survived by two sons, John Choate and Bruce Choate; two daughters, Becky McFall and Sue Moore; three sisters; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. The family received visitors from 1 p.m. until service time.

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