Pamela Sue Hamer-Hood

December 2, 1959December 6, 2018
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Pamela Sue Hamer-Hood, age 59, passed away on December 6, 2018 in Dallas, TX. She was born on December 2, 1959 in Albuquerque, NM to Margaret Carathers and Durward Hamer.

Pam was raised in Mesquite, Tx and graduated from Mesquite High School in 1978. She earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of North Texas.

She married David Hood in 1993 and the couple shared three children. She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Garland, TX. In her spare time, Pam enjoyed spending time with her family more than anything. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her and her husband.

She also enjoyed going to the casino and reading novels. She was an illustrative storyteller and sesquipedalian.

Her friends and family will always remember her as an animal lover who obsessed over her dogs. She was a genuine, loving and merciful person.

She is preceded in death by her son, Sean Alan Hood; her father, Durward Hamer; her step-father, Robert Carathers; her sister, Michelle Holte; and her beloved Grandmother, Lillie Pack.

She is survived by her mother, Margaret Carathers; her husband, David Hood; their daughters, Chelsey Anderson and Brandy Hood; son-in-law, Nick Anderson; five grandchildren: Madison, Kason, Mason, Sean Maddon, and Izabella; sister, Denise Bennett, and her husband, Breck; aunt, Betty Elliott; aunt and uncle, Sue and Tom Kay; uncle and aunt, Dale and Phyllis Pack; many cousins, family, and friends.

She was a member of The Daughters of the King, St. Teresa of Avila Chapter. She was a leader in the Cursillo Movement. She earned her degree in Rehabilitation Studies and had a passion for helping others. She battled her disease for most of her life but she never let it define her. She was fearless and forgiving with a gentle nature. She had a wandering soul. She loved to travel and experience new things. She was a social butterfly who enjoyed laughter with her friends. She was authentic and pure, loved by all who knew her. Pam was truly one-of-a-kind.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2018

Pamela Sue Hamer-Hood

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Laura Block

December 7, 2018

Pam was one of the first people I met on an online medical support group. We've known each other for about 15 years now. She was so kind and supportive always, she made this burden so much lighter with her humor and love. She will be missed by so many of us, more than we can ever express.

Martha (Reed) Russell

December 7, 2018

When my sweet granddaughter Cailee was battling cancer Pam had battles of her own but she never failed to message me daily checking on Cailee and remarking about what a strong little girl she was. Pam always had words of encouragement and love. When Cailee lost her battle, Pam was one of the first to reach out to me and said that my granddaughter was an inspiration to her for how brave she had been. I say now Pam you recognized bravery as you too were one of the bravest most well loved people I've ever known. Fly high sweet angel and give my little angel a hug. I love you and will miss you my sweet friend. Thank you for helping me through some of my darkest hours and always having such a beautiful and sincere heart for everyone you met. 💜

Holly Scott

December 7, 2018

As a little girl I remember thinking I wish I could be as beautiful as my cousin Pam.
A few years later...I remember thinking I wish I could walk into a room and have everyone engaged in one of my stories and have everyone laughing out loud like my cousin Pam.
A few years later..I remember thinking I wish I could make the most uncomfortable person feel comfortable in a large group like my cousin Pam.
And then later....I remember thinking I wish I could be as BRAVE and strong as my cousin Pam.
Much love sweet cousin - we were blessed to have you for a short time. You are already misssed so much.❤️❤️❤️

Amber Bierschwale

December 7, 2018

My sweet Aunt Pam. Thank you for loving us. Your love is your legacy. Your strength is an inspiration. And you have passed these gifts down to your beautiful family. My favorite memories of you are those long strong hugs I would get from you every time I saw you. No matter how weak your body those hugs were full of strength. And no one else will ever be able to say “hey sweetie pie” quite like Aunt Pam.
I love you dearly.

Billy/Kim Carter

December 7, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in the passing of sweet Pam. Praying for comfort for you the family

Kim & Billy Carter

Donna Wright

December 6, 2018

I didn’t know Pam very well. I went to high school with her. I remember her as always being very kind and humble. And also very sweet to to everyone around her. I am so sorry for her family. You were blessed to have her. I’m sorry it was only for a short time. My prayers are with you. I pray that you find comfort in your memories.