Pam was born Febuary 17, 1956 in Rockford, IL to Warren and Roberta (Pearson) Carlson. She graduated from Stillman Valley High School, class of 1974.
Pam was united in marriage to Raymond DeVore Jr. on June 15, 1974. They recently celebrated their forty fourth anniversary.
Pam worked many different places over the years leaving an impact on many. She worked retail as a manager where she mentored those around her. Her most recent employment was with Sears for almost nineteen years.
She was very involved in her children’s lives and activities and was a strong supporter for them and their teammates. She continued this support with her grandchildren as they came into her life.
She is survived by her husband Raymond DeVore Jr. of the home. Son Chad and wife Donna of Byron, IL. Daughters Stacy Smith and husband Fletcher of Sycamore, IL. Nicole Bogart and husband Brian of Jonesborough, TN. Grandchildren Fletcher and Chelsea Smith of Sycamore, IL. Samantha and Sarabeth Bogart of Jonesborough TN, and Autum Hufford of Byron IL. Her mother Roberta Carlson of Rockford IL, and her brother Ken of Rockford, IL.
She is preceded in death by her father Warren Carlson and her grandparents.
Her wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Illinois and Tennessee.
In Lieu of flowers please make a donation in her memory to your favorite charity.
This Obituary was lovingly written by the DeVore Family.
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