Patricia F. White, 77, of Central Point, and formerly of Eagle Point, died July 13, 2009 at Heartstone Manor in Medford.
`A beloved wife, mother, teacher, author and friend, she made life easier for all around her.
Mrs. White was a long-time resident of Eagle Point, before moving to Central Point in recent years. She was a graduate of Eagle Point High School and Southern Oregon University. She taught language arts at Crater High School before stepping down to become a full-time, successful author in several different genres.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles “Bill” White, Central Point; brother, John “Bud” Lucas, Eddyville, Ore.; sons, John White, Central Point, and Greg White, Reno, Nev; daughter, Terria White, Central Point; three grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
At her request, an intimate, private memorial will be conducted this week. No other service is planned. Those wishing to remember her are asked to make a memorial contribution to the World Wildlife Fund or to Hospice Care at Rogue Valley Medical Center.