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Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
Howard Thomas Choate
(October 7, 1931 - December 6, 2019)

A graveside funeral service for Mr. Howard Thomas Choate of Meridian, formerly of Duck Hill, will be held at 2:30 p.m.
on Friday, December 13, at the North Mississippi  Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael, with Rev. Tim Buchanan
officiating.  Visitation will be Friday, from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m, at Oliver Funeral Home.

Mr. Choate died on Friday, December 6, at Rush Hospital in Meridian.  He was born in White Bluff, Tennessee, on
October 7, 1931, to William Thomas and Mattie Thomas Choate.  He was 88 years old.  Mr. Choate was a retired
general contractor and a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War.  He attended Duck Hill Baptist Church and was a
member of the VFW.

Mr. Choate is survived by his wife, Trudy Blakely Choate of Meridian; daughters, Cindy Lewellian of Tampa, Florida,
and Patsy Ann Jaskela of Edgewater, Florida; one son, Michael Charles Choate of Duck Hill; one brother, Raymond
Choate (Stephanie) of Nashville, Tennessee; and many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.  He was preceded in
death by his parents.

Friday, December 13
1 - 2 pm
Oliver Funeral Home

Friday, December 13
2:30 pm
North Mississippi
Veterans Memorial Cemetery
October 7, 1931
December 6, 2019