J.C. Choate, 83, of Center

J.C. Choate, 83, of Center, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in Nacogdoches.


Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 9, 2018, at Mt. Herman Cemetery in the Mt. Herman Community with Bro. L. D. Eddins officiating.


Mr. Choate was born January 9, 1935, in Center, to Pierson Choate and Mae Wilson Choate.

He is survived by Son: Jason Choate and wife, Lorei, of Center; Grandchildren:

Hannah Choate of Center

Carmen Choate of Center

Megan Choate of Center



Jimmy Gene Choate of Lumberton

C.C. Choate of Douglas, Arizona

Lonnie Choate of Center

Larry Choate of Baytown



Mildred Isabell of New Caney

Ele Ray Pratt of Wilmer

Shirley Nichols of Center

Leretta Choate of Bryan


Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: Pierson Choate and Mae Wilson Choate

Brothers: Andrew Choate, Donnie Choate, Jimmy Ray Choate


A special thanks to the staff at Pine Grove Nursing center for their loving care.


Pallbearers will be James Ray Harrison, Jason Williford, Stephen Fults, Michael Scates, Dewayne Lovell and Kerry West.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Watson & Sons Funeral Home to assist the family with final expenses.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com.