We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Oakmont Memorial Park & Mortuary
Pamela Ann Thornton (Tackitt) of Concord, California passed away due to cancer on April 22, 2022 at the young age of 61. Pam was a graduate of Ygnacio Valley High School Class of 1979 and was an English and History teacher throughout her professional career working at Riverview, Glenbrook, and Diablo View Middle School. Pam enjoyed the simple things in life including but not limited to drawing, reading, and enjoying nature. She was kind, warmhearted, and a natural peacekeeper; always trying to figure out how to make others happy and to bring harmony to any situation. Pam enjoyed being surrounded by her family and loved ones and was proud to take on the more recent title of “Grandma”. Pam is preceded in death by her loving parents Shirley and Jim Tackitt. She is survived by her husband of almost 39 years, Robert Thornton; daughter, Alexandra Thornton; son’s Julian Thornton and Chris Thornton; 3 grandchildren, Jackson Thornton, Harrison Thornton, and Brooke Conard. She is also survived by her siblings; Karen Tackitt, Eric Tackitt, Jimmy Tackitt, and Heidi Baker, among many other family members and friends. Pam’s celebration of life ceremony will be on June 23, 2022 at the Pleasant Hill Community Center from 3-6pm. Pam will be missed forever but always in our hearts.