Inell Choate Agnew


Funeral services for Inell Choate Agnew, 86, of Troup, were held Monday, July 31 at Cottle Funeral Home chapel, Troup with the Reverend David Goodwin officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Agnew passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, in Troup. She was born July 19, 1931, in De Queen, Arkansas, to the late Clarence Choate and Willie Mae Williams Choate. She was an LVN, a realtor and worked at Blue Flame Gas in Troup with lifelong friends. She also worked at Box’s Drugstore. For years, she was a partner with her husband in Agnew Motor Company in Troup.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Troup and attended the Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Trina Lynn Davis; a son, David Lee Agnew and nine brothers and sisters.

She married Bobby Earl Agnew in Troup, March 20, 1952.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Bobby Earl Agnew of Troup; a daughter, Brenda Walters and husband, Kenneth of Troup; daughter-in-law, Karen Agnew of Troup; grandchildren, Bob and Melissa Walters of Henderson, Jennifer and Robert Stinehour of Burnet, Ashley and Steve Frye of Troup; great grandchildren, Shelby Walters, Cooper Walters, Crosbie Walters, Abigail Stinehour, Aubrey Halbert and John David Frye; her dog, Lilly; a family friend, Juan Rodriquez; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers were Byron Bass, Juan Rodriquez, Steve Frye, Kenneth Walters, Robert Stinehour, Roland Turner and Alex Turner.

Online registration and condolences are available at

Special Sections