Shawn S. White

Published 5:15 pm Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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AULANDER – Shawn Renee Sparks White, age 49, passed away on September 24, 2021 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. White was born on October 15, 1971, the daughter of Frank J. and Violet Gleason Krautter in Columbus, OH. Shawn was very active in the sports field, being a cheerleader in junior high and high school, excelled in gymnastics, playing soft ball, and bowling, and loved each one that she participated in. She received her cosmetology certificate and worked for several salons in her younger years. Most of all, Shawn loved being a stay-at-home mom, raising her children. She was a loving and devoted friend to many and will be missed by all who knew her.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Phillip Gerald White; her son, Christian Andrew Sparks of Gallipolis, OH; two daughters, Lindsey Renee White and Kerri McKenzie White of Aulander, NC; her parents, Frank J. Krautter and Violet Gleason Krautter of Gallipolis, OH; and several aunts and uncles.

As per Shawn’s wishes, no services are planned.

Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel is handling the arrangements for the White family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting