|Birth: ||May 17, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2003|
Elba A. Choate, 82, Birdseye, died at 7:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7th at The Waters of Huntingburg. A native of Birdseye, born May 17th, 1920, he was the son of the late Gabe and Bessie Choate. He was a retired carpenter, pipe fitter, and a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Choate of Birdseye.
Survivors include his wife, the former Bernadine Pearl Walker; two sons, Alan Choate of Birdseye and Donald Duane Choate of Indianapolis; a daughter, Janet Gilliatt of Eckerty; three stepsons, Paul and James Honaker of Huntingburg, and Daniel Honaker of Birdseye; two step daughters, Gail Cooper of Birdseye and Darlene Kaufman of Brownsville; three brothers, Meyers and Johnny Choate, both of Indiana, and and Boyd Choate of California; four sisters, Bea Deel and Zelma Abel, both of Birdseye, and Rose Marie Coble and Laura Parker, both of Indiana; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Melva M. Cook Choate (1923 - 2009)
Bernadine Pearl Walker (Honaker) Choate (1933 - 2006)*
Larry J. Choate (1954 - 1984)*
Created by: Robert Kellems
Record added: Sep 21, 2010
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