Patricia A Coby (Gowdy), age 74, was born on February 18, 1948 and passed away on December 26, 2022 in Casa Grande, AZ. Patricia, lovingly known as Pat, was having Christmas dinner with her Pastor Jamal Mitchell and First Lady Shayla Mitchell, speaking with them about the love of God and her family when she was called home to Heaven.
Patricia is survived by her 3 children; Mashell, Don (Ronda) and Deshion and 13 grandchildren: Dimitri (Haley), Antonio (Tabatha), Danielle (Micah), Briana, Bridgette, Lisa, Deshion Jr., Kina, Asha, Kindle, Dhanhi, Nasira and Devin and 8 great-grand children; Daeton, Jaden, Asher, Ryus, Elius, Calani, Arya, and Cordona III, her brothers Fred (Karen), Bernard & James Gowdy, her sisters Denise Gowdy & Brenda Robbins (Ken). She also leaves a host of aunts, uncles and cousins,
She is preceded in death by her daughter Bridgette Mercedes Coby, her parents; Fred Gowdy Sr. and Vylee Stewart and siblings; Sandra Nelson, Richard Gowdy, Robert Gowdy, and Cynthia Gowdy.
A memorial to celebrate Pat's life will be held at Redeemer Apostolic Church located at 200 E. 1st Street, Mesa, AZ 85201 on Saturday January 21, 2023 from 11am-1230pm repass to follow. Pat was an advocate for the homeless community, as such, any donations in her honor may be made to: Church on the Street Outreach (https://cotsphoenix.org/) located at 3118 W. Clarendon Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85017.