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“Pam I have such good memories of our time as friends. What a special person you always will be to so many. Oh how I would love to catch up some day...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Johnnie Ryan - Rockwall, TX

“Cousin Tommy and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Pam was so good at keeping in touch with Tom's...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: SUSAN COMPTON - REPUBLIC, MO

“May the Lord give peace and comfort to all of Pam's family and friends. She made this world a better place. She will forever be in our hearts! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Paula Cisneros - Plano, TX

“Tom I am so sorry for you and your families loss. I am so glad I came with Lisa to spend the day visiting with her. I will cherish that day forever...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Angie Carmack - Dallas, TX

“Pam, I know you will be missed by your family. You are loved by so many. My daughter loved you so much. You brought a lot of laughter, fun, love and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Joan Dawson - Garland, TX

“I will truly miss Pam, she was great friend to me and we would laugh until we cried! I will miss our phone chats we had in the middle of the night...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Burdine - Dallas, TX


Pamela Oberya Spain, 66, passed peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 9 with her loved ones by her side after a lengthy and brave battle with multiple myeloma.Born September 19, 1950 to Anna Jo and Gilbert Collier in Plainview, Texas, she spent her childhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma and twirled baton in the Tulsa Central Band, performing on the steps of the White House for President John F. Kennedy. In 1968, at the age of seventeen, Pam married her true love Tom and spent forty-nine years pouring her heart and soul into raising their family of two children and six grandchildren. An incredibly intuitive and empathetic woman, Pam was at her happiest spreading love and joy to others. Whether by serving families as a childcare director for over twenty years, making sure her family had a meal on the table, or hosting an enchanting Christmas (her favorite time of year), she always put others before herself. To most, she was "Nana" - a true symbol of love and selflessness willing to offer an ear, a shoulder to cry on or a seat at her table. She will be sorely missed and joyfully remembered. Pam is survived by her husband of forty-nine years, Thomas Earl Spain, of Farmersville, TX; her daughter Tami Gray, son Thomas Spain II and wife Toni Spain; her grandchildren Susanna, Caitlyn, Caitlin, Haleigh, Thomas III and Jasen; her mother and sister, Anna Jo Collier and Margaret Wooldridge, of Vernon, TX and two brothers John Michael Collier and wife Barbara of Tulsa, OK and Randall Lee Collier and wife Tona of Bixby, OK. She leaves behind many dear friends and relatives. A viewing will be held on Friday, August 11 from 6-8 pm with her service following Saturday, August 12 at 2 pm at Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Home in McKinney, TX (601 S. Tennessee St). Pam hoped you would hold your memories of her close and share them with each other. That would bring her the most joy of all.