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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Obituary - Mildred E. Choate

Mildred E. Choate, age 88, of Baytown, Texas, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at The Lodge at Pine Creek.

No services will be held, but Mildred will be buried at Wills Cemetery in Peculiar, Missouri.

Mildred was born in Springfield, Missouri on August 19, 1933 to Samuel Ellis Wilson and Audrey Pearl (LaFollette) Wilson. After graduating high school Mildred was joined in marriage with her late husband Gerald “Jerry” E. Choate on July 26th 1952. For many years, she worked as an office claims specialist for an insurance company. Mildred was a woman of Methodist faith and spent much time with Jerry and their children traveling the country. She had many interests and enjoyed attending any activities of her children and grandchildren. After retirement, she and Jerry enjoyed wintering in Texas and participating in numerous activities with friends. Mildred was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Raintree Lake Garden Club.

Mildred was preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty-eight years, Gerald E. Choate; parents, Samuel and Audrey Wilson; two brothers, Jesse and Victor Wilson; and sister, Margaret Choate.

She is survived by her son, Ronald Choate (Julie); three daughters, Marilyn Davis (John), Leisa Porter (Ted), and Rochelle Graf (Joe); nine grandchildren, Amanda Ford (Andrew), Emily Davis, Laura Devereaux (Michael), Andrew Choate, Jeremy Porter (Kristine), Ryan Porter, Justin Graf, Melissa Graf, and Angela Graf; and three great grandchildren, Evie Porter, Jack Porter, and Maisie Ford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278