Pamela Claire (Thompson ) (1946 - 2016)

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Pamela Claire (Thompson ) Russell
1946 - 2016
Born
April 9, 1946
unknown in Belding, Ionia County, Michigan United States 48809
Death
May 27, 2016
629 crescent, in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
Other Names
Pamela claire (Johnson), Pamela Claire (Thompson ), Pamela Claire (Johnson)
Summary
Pamela Claire Thompson was born on April 9, 1946 at unknown, Belding, Michigan United States. Her maiden name is Thompson and she married into the Russell family. She is the child of Donelda M (Beach) Johnson and Leland A Johnson. She was baptized at United methodist church, Fenwick, Michigan United States. According to her family tree, Pamela was mother to 2 children. She married Richard William Russell and they later divorced in 1968 in Grand Rapids, Michigan United States. They had children Lori L Russell and William Richard Russell. Pamela died on May 27, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan United States at age 70. We know that Pamela Claire Thompson had been residing in Kent County 49503.
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My mom was born in belding MI in 1946. Adopted at 4 months old. To the Thompson family. Lived most of her life in Montcalm Michigan.
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Pamela Claire Thompson
Most commonly known as
Pamela Claire (Thompson ) Russell
Full name
Pamela claire (Johnson), Pamela Claire (Thompson ), Pamela Claire (Johnson)
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Kent County 49503
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Female
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Pamela Russell was born on at unknown in Belding, Ionia County, Michigan United States 48809
Birth
Pamela Russell died on at 629 crescent, in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
Death
Birth
Death
Heart disease
Cause of death
2016
Montcalm County 48834
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Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

I dont know? She was adopted early at 4 months old

Nationality & Locations

Fenwick michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Born in Belding Michigan. About 1946. 4 months old adopted.
Childhood

Education

Went to high school at Montcalm high school in Michigan. Graduated in 1964

Religion

Methodist church

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at United methodist church in Fenwick, Montcalm County, Michigan United States 48834
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She worked as a nurse for many years. At Kent community hospital on fuller street in Grand Rapids Michigan. She got her degree there. Lived there while getting her training. Rented a room. Until she met my father.

Personal Life

She was born Pamela Claire Johnson. Adopted at 4 months old. Her named changed to Pamela Claire Thompson. They kept her first and middle name.

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Not that I'm aware of.
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A very strong woman that raised her 2 kids alone . She divorced my dad when I was 6 yrs old. I never seen him again until I was 20 yrs old. He never kept in contact with his children. Pam had a very great life with her adopted parents. They helped her alot with raising her 2 young kids. I still miss my best friend Mommy.
Lori Russell
Lori Russell shared this memory
on Sep 06, 2021 6:17 AM
Lori Russell
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on Feb 07, 2021 6:37 PM
She was born Pamela Claire Johnson. Her adopted parents kept her first and middle name the same. Changed to Pamela Claire Thompson
Lori Russell
Lori Russell shared this memory
on Sep 17, 2020 4:27 PM
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Married: Unknown - 1968
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Divorced at: Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
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Passed away in 2016. I put her ashes next to Ferris. In clear lake cemetery. Next to her adopted parents.

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In 1946, in the year that Pamela Claire Thompson was born, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1955, she was merely 9 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1968, Pamela was 22 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1985, when she was 39 years old, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

In 1996, Pamela was 50 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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