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Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Marilyn J. Choate, 65, of Cloverdale, died at 1:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2003, at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle.

She was born on Sept. 23, 1937, in Putnam County, the daughter of Arthur and Pauline Fernkas Crawley, who preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of Cloverdale High School in 1955 and attended college for three years. She was an office manager from 1972 to 1984 at Thermo-King in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Busy Bee Club in Putnam County.

On May 8, 1965, she married John R. Choate in Putnam County; he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Lori Purcell and husband Eddie of Cloverdale; three sons, Andy Bee and wife Rebecca of Virginia Beach, John D. Choate of Cloverdale and Jason C. Choate of Plainfield; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Jackie Hayes and husband Luther of Pittsboro.

There will be no visitation or services.

Condolences to the family may be made in the guestbook at www.lawson-slack.com.