Patricia Ann White Doumaux 1936-2016
age 79, died Saturday afternoon in the Charleston General Hospital; due to a bad fall resulting in a severe head injury. Pat was born Dec. 6, 1936 in Canton, Ohio, the oldest child of Howard Henry and Rosamond Alma Thorn White. She met Art at Yale and they were married Dec. 22, 1962 in Canton, Ohio. Both received their PhDs in chemistry. Pat taught chemistry at the WV Institute of Technology for 30 years retiring in 1996 as Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Charleston, serving on several different committees. Pat was an avid gardener. She loved to travel. She looked forward to going to Holden Beach, N.C. each summer with her children, her brother Henry's family, parents and aunt, Bea White. Patricia was pre-deceased by her parents and her brother, Philip E. White.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur R. Doumaux; two sons, Howard A. Doumaux (Yi-Hua Tsao) and granddaughter, Laura A. Doumaux of San Diego, Calif. and son, Thomas C. Doumaux (Melinda D. Kane) and grandson, William J. Doumaux of Greenville, N.C.; her brother, Henry H. White of Canton, Ohio and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be at the Reedurban Presbyterian Church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016; the funeral service will follow. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery after lunch. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Reedurban Presbyterian Church, 1145 Perry Drive N.W. Canton, OH 44708. You may sign the guest book at: shriverfuneralhomes.com
Spiker-Foster-Shriver Funeral Homes & Cremation Service
Published by The Repository on Apr. 24, 2016.