Pamela Rose, age 67 – Houston, TX

Pamela S. Rose, age 67, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021, in Houston, TX, after a long battle with cancer.

Pamela was born August 17, 1953, in Connersville, Indiana, a daughter to John and Dessie Smith.  She grew up on the family farm near Brookville, Indiana.  Pamela graduated from Brookville High School in 1971 and attended Purdue University.  After working for several years at Sperry Rubber and Plastics in Brookville, she moved to Houston, Texas where she became a legal word processor.  Pamela worked for the distinguished Houston law firm Baker Botts L.L.P. for thirty years, retiring in 2018. Pamela was active for many years in the Star Trek fan community as a writer, publisher, and convention organizer.  Her short stories and novels will continue to be read by fans all over the world.  Like most writers, she was a voracious reader.  Her favorite genres were science fiction, fantasy, and horror.  She also read nonfiction books on culture and politics. Pamela had a love for dogs and in addition to having two of her own, she fostered dogs waiting to be adopted.

Pamela is survived by her siblings Gary Smith and Lisa Robbins; her son, Michael Rose; and two nieces, Sara Maule and Dana Nelson. Pamela was preceded in death by both of her parents, and her brother, Larry Smith.

A public graveside service by Pastor Freddie Helton will be held at Everton Cemetery on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 2 p.m.

To sign the online guestbook or to leave personal memories, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Pamela Rose.


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