Pamela Lynn Close
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Pamela Lynn Close
  • September 9, 1963 - October 31, 2017
  • The Woodlands, Texas

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Pamela Lynn Pohl was born on September 9, 1963 in Eureka, KS, to Dale Pohl and Ardonna Lee Flaherty. She was raised in Eureka attending Christ Lutheran Church and graduating from Eureka High School. While in college at The University of Kansas (where she was a proud Gamma Phi Beta), she met and married Randal Lee Scates. After college, two daughters were born, Katelyn O'Neal Scates and Lynna Kristine Scates. As her children began to grow up, she went to work for several years as a speech pathologist in the Conroe Independent School District.

On July 17, 2004, she married, Jay Charles Close. With this union brought much love of Colorado, traveling, music, and family time. After a courageous fight with breast cancer, she was united with her savior on October 31, 2017 while surrounded by family and loved ones. Pamela Lynn is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and several other family members. She is survived by her husband Jay Close, daughters Katelyn and Lynna Scates, brothers Scott Pohl and his wife Kim, Kenneth Pohl and wife Cynthia, Ryan Darden and wife Elizabeth, Aaron Darden and wife Carol, step-mother Diana Diemer, and several nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

Services will be held at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, The Harvest on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:30 am. A luncheon is to be held after the service to give the family time to hear your shared stories.

For those so desiring, the family would appreciate donations be made to B.I.G. Love Cancer Care in memory of Pam.