April 24, 1943 ~ September 28, 2022

Born in: Concord, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Pamelle Dickson White, 79, of Asheville, NC passed away on September 28, 2022. She was born in Concord, NC to the late Clifford Lyon Dickson and Clara Yerton Dickson.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, John White; one brother, Wesley Dickson (Brevard) and two sisters; Connie King (Morganton) and Elizabeth Pedersen (Bryson City).
She worked as a Psychotherapist in partnership with her husband in their private practice, the Asheville Center for Group and Family Therapy.
Pamelle will be missed by her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Doctors without Borders, National Resources Defense Council, and the International Campaign to Rescue Tibet.
At Pam’s request, services will be private for her family. A Celebration of Life may follow at a later date.
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.

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  1. I will remember Pam as a person who was so full of life, continually learning and growing in the service of the countless people she helped, long after other therapists retired. She was too busy to be ill. She and John had a very special niche of having therapeutic expertise in their area, but also WISDOM born of many years of listening closely and helping others. She will be sorely missed as a lovely person, and as a special provider in the health care community. I pray for peace and healing for the loss of her to those closest to her, husband and family.

  2. We will miss Pam walking by frequently and our chats in the street. Praying for comfort for you with her memories.

  3. I have such fond memories of Pam & am very sad to hear of her passing. In the early ‘90’s I participated in professional training with Pam & her husband John, learning skills that I practice to this day. Love & comfort to all those whose lives were touched by Pam.

    • MaryAnn, thanks so much for your tributes to Pam. And the memories of those days.
      She appreciated very much the spirit you brought to our training groups.

  4. She will so miss. Her passion for helping others. To grow within herself and as a fellow human and therapist. That sparkle in her eyes, that cute little smile, and infectious giggle that I never really knew its meaning.
    So many heartfelt, meaningful, honest conversations where I was left reflecting on life and all the potential meanings.
    She lived her life out loud with silence and grace! I am thankful that our paths crossed!

    • Thank you for your so accurate perceptions of our Pam,, Mathew. And the physical help over these 21 years to the two of us.

  5. Just a note to offer my condolences at Pam’s passing. She was a kind and gracious lady who made the world a better place. She’ll be missed.

    • Thanks for your contact, Bill. I know Pam would have appreciated your tributes, with that shy check on her enthusiasm that we knew so well. I hope you stay well, and even hit a golf ball now and then?

  6. What a dear person! And so smart, always learning, and a wicked good therapist! Love to you John, and I treasure my memories of Pam and you.


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