Roberta Theresa Choate

April 09, 1929, February 28, 2019

Roberta Choate

Roberta Theresa Choate, 89, of Nederland, died Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Senior Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Port Arthur. She was born April 9, 1929, in St. Martinville, Louisiana, to Manilla Geoffery Bernard and Willie Bernard.

Survivors include her children, Francis Choate, Jr. and his wife, Shirley, of Beaumont; Katherine Haynes and her husband, Michael, of Nederland; Danny Choate and his wife, Ginger, of Denton; Krista Jones, of Beaumont; and Tammy Puckett and her husband, Roger, of Spring; grandchildren, Melissa DeGarmo; Joshua Haynes; Jessica Smith; and Micah Choate; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Johnal Bernard; and sister, Madeline Bowers and her husband, Roger.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Manilla and Willie Bernard; husband, Francis Choate, Sr.; son, Kim Choate; grandson, Jeremiah Jones; granddaughter, Michelle Haynes; brothers, Willie Bernard, Jr. and Donald Bernard; and sisters, Lily LeBlanc and Joyce Landry.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Senior Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center; Gulf Health Care Center; and Heart to Heart Hospice for their loving care.

A gathering of Mrs. Choate’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2019, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 211 Hardy Avenue, Nederland, with interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Sunday, March 03, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Sunday, March 03, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, March 04, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Greenlawn Memorial Park - Groves
3900 Twin City Hwy Groves, TX 77619

Comments (7)

  • Tammy Puckett

    10 March 2019 at 21:56 | #

    MOM, I honor you for all that you have given, all that you have done, for all that you are. The lovely memories you've left will never be forgotten. GOD has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart. Loved and missed today and everyday.


  • Joseph Ayala

    05 March 2019 at 01:29 | #

    I would like to send condolences to the Haynes and DeGarmo family on behalf of the Ayala family


  • Britt Choate

    03 March 2019 at 18:56 | #

    Very sorry I couldn’t make it. Loved Aunt Bert. Praying for you Tammy. Love you


  • Elizabeth Bernard Keese

    03 March 2019 at 18:54 | #

    Now Aunt Bert will be reunited with my Dad, Willy Bernard, and the rest of the family that has gone before the rest of us. We will be there shortly. May Jesus bless us All. Elizabeth


  • Sherry

    02 March 2019 at 20:31 | #

    John and Shirley, I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.


  • Linda Bernard

    01 March 2019 at 20:12 | #

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Bert was a special person and I will forever remember her love and friendship.


  • Fortune Ford Garvin

    28 February 2019 at 20:26 | #

    Krista and Family:
    I so saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She lived a long and full life. She was always so sweet when we played paperdolls on the back porch.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May she Rest In Peace.


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