Pam (Branton) Littleton


May 22, 1948 ~ March 2, 2022 (age 73)

Pam Littleton, 73, of Stephenville, passed away on March 2, 2022.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 8 at Stephenville Funeral Home. There will be an informal reception following the celebration of Pam’s life.

Pam was born on May 22, 1948, in Greenville, Texas to the late J. C. and Dorothy Branton. She married Mark Littleton on April 2, 1983 in Rockwall. Pam served as a Professor of Mathematics at Tarleton State University from 1988 until she retired in 2011. She was the first female professor from Tarleton to receive the Regents Professor designation from the Texas A&M University System. Before joining the faculty of TSU, Pam taught math on the high school and junior college levels.

Upon retirement, Pam was granted Professor Emeritus status and continued to work with public schools. She was also a charter member of Erath County Master Gardeners and Keep Stephenville Beautiful. She volunteered her time as a tax preparer for AARP as well as tutored children in mathematics. Pam’s passions included her family, gardening, math, teaching, traveling, and attending Tarleton volleyball games.

Pam is survived by her husband, Mark; her three daughters, Becca Henley and her husband Marc Lickteig from Dallas, Texas, and their daughter, Eva Lickteig; daughter, Stephanie and her husband Eric Savins of Midlothian, Texas, and their children, Tristan, Joshua, and Henley; and daughter, Tiffany and her husband Michael Overton of Moscow, Idaho; sister, Sharon Kay Dawson of Greenville; and many other extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Pam and Mark Littleton Enrichment for Mathematics Endowment with the Tarleton State University Foundation. Please make checks payable to: Tarleton State University,  Box T-0415, Stephenville, TX 76402 or you may give online at: (specify the fund name in the how you wish for your donation to be used box).

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