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Marie (Keith) Choate

May 22, 1923 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Marie Choate Obituary

Marie Keith Choate, age 100, of Springfield, passed from this life on Monday October 16, 2023, at Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday October 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Carroll and Jason Choate officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery with Ricky Head, Jim Hall, Trent Cobb, Johnson Privett, Kenneth Cooksey, Ray Briggs serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Ms. Marie was born May 22, 1923, in Springfield, to the late L.O. Keith and Goldie West Keith Fuqua. She was a longtime member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and was a retired sales associate with the former Cain Sloan Department Store. Ms. Marie enjoyed cooking, sewing, and crocheting, especially dollies that she loved giving to her family and friends. Her family was her life, especially the time she spent with her grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren. Ms. Marie loved the Lord, her family, her church, and her many friends. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband: James Carlie “Jimmy” Choate, by her son and daughter-in-law: Jimmy Keith and Donna Moore Choate, and by her siblings: Margie Keith Simmons, Biddie, Maxie, Don, and Medford Keith.

Ms. Marie is survived by her son: Denny (Rosie Goad) Choate of Springfield , by her daughter:  Brenda (Sherman) Ellison of Greenbrier, by her grandchildren: Jason (Jodie) Choate, David Ellison, Scott (Trish) Ellison, Craig (Jen) Ellison, Ann-Margaret Choate, Lindsey (Cliff) Nelson, and Brian (Ashley) Pulley, by her 13 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and by her sister: Opal Keith Rush of Houston, TX.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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October 22, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Funeral Service
October 22, 2023

2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172


Bethlehem Cemetery
3323 Bethlehem Rd.
Springfield, TN 37172


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