Doris H. Choate

Doris H. Choate

Doris H. Choate, 97, of Lick Creek, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at her home. 

She was born on Aug. 10, 1923, in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of Samuel Morris and Frankie Mae Epperson Singleton. 

She married Raymond Choate on May 3, 1941, in Blytheville, Ark. He preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 2012.

She is survived by her children, Carolyn (Gladwyn) Hall of Lick Creek, Barbara (Joe) Gerkin of Grand Rapids, Mich., Frankie (Ron) Kelley of Montgomery, Steve Choate of Aurora and Bryan (Jill) Choate of Oswego; grandchildren Adam Hall, Aaron (Lisa) Hall, Ethan Hall, Jennifer (Dave) Molag, Peter (Shelly) Gerkin, Amy (Eric) Greenfield, Raymond (Shanna) Choate III, Zachary (Nicki) Kelley, Stevie Choate, Joshua (Cristyl) Choate, Lindsay (Greg) Olson, and Daniel Choate; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister, Annie Enyart; a brother, Morris (Brenda) Singleton; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Choate; a son, Raymond Choate Jr.; brothers Charles Singleton and Joe Singleton; and sisters Geraldine Keeling and Mary Sorokowski.

She attended Anna Heights Baptist Church and she loved her church and attending services. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and cooking. She loved her family very much and was always there with a comforting hug.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at Anna Heights Baptist Church in Anna, with Pastor Darryl Williams officiating. Interment was in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to Anna Heights Baptist Church or to Ebenezer Hall Cemetery. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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