Sally Choate Molleston passed away November 4, 2018

Sally Choate Molleston died on November 4, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Sally was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 12, 1929 to Thomas Harvey Choate and Bertha Chanitz Choate. 

Sally graduated from Tuckerman High School and the University of Missouri with a degree in Journalism.  She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.  Her Husband, Jerry was in the Navy and Sally and Jerry lived in Chicago, San Diego, Long Beach and San Francisco.  Sally put her journalism degree to use in the growing television industry. After she and Jerry moved back to Newport to have a family, Sally taught journalism at Newport High School and taught reading and English in the Junior High. She finished her teaching career as the Junior High librarian for St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Pine Bluff.

A lifelong Methodist, Sally was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock where she attended the Agape Sunday School class and took her turn teaching the class.  She was also an avid bridge player playing with the St James Bridge group and several other bridge groups. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerald Grimes Molleston, Sr.; her son, Robert Parker Molleston; and her brother, Thomas Harvey Choate, Jr.

She is survived by her sons, Jerald Grimes Molleston, Jr. (Margaret), Michael Choate Molleston (Shelley) and Jeffrey Thomas Molleston (Jennifer); her grandchildren, Jerome Michael Molleston (Eva), Elizabeth Helen Molleston, McKenlie Jade Graham, Chanitz Grimes Molleston, Jessica Margaret Molleston, Jacob Thomas Molleston, Julia Katelyn Molleston and Jenna Grace Molleston, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to thank the dedicated ladies of SeniorKare Home care service.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Newport First United Methodist Church.  Friends may visit at the church, Thursday, 1:30 p.m. until service time.  Interment will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 489, Newport, AR  72112, or St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR  72212.

To light a memorial candle, leave a message of condolence, or sign the guest register, please visit our website at www.jacksonsfh.com

Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.