Patricia White


Patricia “Pat” White, age 73, was born May 25, 1949 in Columbus, OH. She departed this life on October 13, 2022.

Pat was a graduate of Central High School in Columbus, Ohio, where at the age of 18, she started her employment with Doctors North Hospital, until they were moved over to Grant Hospital. She remained there until her retirement of 45 plus long years of dedicated service.

Pat loved to laugh and loved to have family cookouts at her house. She was my babysitter for years when I was a young tot…lol. Still remember vividly the rainy night I was crying, and she was told to take me in the house. I was not going, but she made me. Pat will truly be missed.

Pat is preceded in death by her husband, John White; parents, Joseph H. (Katherine) Sowell, Jr; grandparents, Rev. Joseph H. (Ruth) Sowell, Sr. and John (Ruth) Nash; and siblings, Warren, Lawrence, Ralph Scott, Arthur Lee Sowell.

Patleaves to mourn in her memory, sisters, Lois and Phyllis Sowell; brothers, Johnny Scott, Joseph H. (Deborah) III, Louie (Pamela), and Alfred Sowell; loving nieces and nephews that she cherished deeply; uncle, Richard (Jacquelyne) Sowell; aunt, Brenda Sowell; and a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Graveside Service 1:00pm Monday, October 31, 2022 at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. Michael Birdsong

    From The Birdsong family ,Michael ,Gwen ,Montia,Desarine,Azariah and TaShun would like to give our condolences to the family of Patricia White. I remember the good times we had in the hood. RIP PAT I know you are in a special place ,God is welcoming you with open arm.

  2. To the family of Patricia (Pat) Sowell -White I can remember Pat being a passion and God hearted person. I have known Pat since I was a little girl.She was nice and a heart of gold. I remember her driving her ford mustang .. Pat also talent at making some s her own outfits as well. (Back in the day) She also helped my brother Bill collecting money from his paper route as a kid. Pat has a beautiful soul and know that she got her wings. She now helping those in heaven because that has always been her passion helping ppl. May peace be with all the family . Love .you all. Hazel McGinnis and family

  3. To the Sowell family our condolence go out you all. I have known Pat when I was child. She driving her Ford mustang, i also remember her making some of own outfits. Pat was very compassionate, she was always helping others. She earn her wings her work on earth has been done
    . She will be missed but never forgotten

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