Jo Ann Choate

January 10, 1935January 28, 2019

Jo Ann Choate, age 84, born January 10, 1935 in Sulphur Springs Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 28, 2019 in Fort Worth Texas. She was born to Homer and Kate Griffin.

Preceded in death by her husband of 32 years Dale A. Choate in 2004.

She is survived by her daughters, Michele L. Choate and Monica S. Donelson; grandchildren, Brandon O. Donelson and Brant A. Choate; great grandchildren, Cohen Rye Donelson and Alexander O. Donelson and many family members and friends. Jo Ann graduated from Sulphur Springs High School in 1951 and then earned a bachelor’s degree from East Texas State University of Commerce. She later did graduate work at Texas Woman's University. She retired after 38 years as a librarian and system analyst with the Federal Aviation Administration. Jo Ann was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Keller. She loved caring for people especially her family. In her free time she enjoyed listening to gospel music and reading.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jo Ann's memory to Alzheimer's Association,


  • Russ Adams
  • Cecil Hill
  • Charlie Calogero
  • Lance Wyatt
  • Jim Flick
  • Randy Richmond


  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Graveside Service to follow Saturday, February 2, 2019

Jo Ann Choate

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Lisa Bailey

February 1, 2019

Dear Sweet Michele & Family,

Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult and sorrowful time. May God’s love and friend’s comfort bring you some small peace in these coming days and weeks.

With Sympathy 🙏

Michele Choate

February 1, 2019

Mom. I miss you greatly but I know that we will be together again 💖
You were so excited on that first Christmas that you became our mom .. but we were the blessed ones to have YOU ! Even in the hard times your love for us was always there .
Love and miss you ! Michele

Monica Donelson

January 31, 2019

Thank you for everything, especially your love. I miss you but I am looking forward to seeing you again. Love you, Monica