Pamela Jan Martin was born on November 5, 1956 to the late TR and Rogers Riddle of Tahoka, Texas, as the youngest of 8 children. Pam went to school in Tahoka and later graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor's in education, while she raised her 3 daughters, in 1994. She then taught 6th grade in Tahoka for 24 years until she retired in 2018. She was passionate about teaching and cared for each of her students. Pam was an active member of First Baptist Church of Tahoka and was an active member of the community of Tahoka. She loved spending time with her daughters, grandchildren, and her siblings. Pam was a strong, loving, trustworthy, and compassionate person who cared so much for her family and friends.
Pam, surrounded by her family, passed away at the age of 62, on January 5, 2019, after a courageous fight against cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, TR and Rogers Riddle and older brother Roy Riddle. She leaves behind daughters Miranda and her husband JP Stice of Tahoka, Marisa and her husband Robbie Webster of Seminole, and Michelle and her husband Michael Rich of Lubbock. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Kirstin and her husband Tyler Perez, Brant Webster, Natalie Stice, Tristen Stice, Brodi Webster, and Braylee Webster. Also, her 6 siblings, Martha Coffey, Steve Riddle, Ginger Hays, Linda McFarland, Brenda Cooper, and Donna Nailon.
Visitation will be held 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2019 at Combest Family Funeral Homes. Services will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Tahoka with interment to follow at the Tahoka Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First Baptist Church Tahoka or Tahoka ISD for a scholarship fund.