Pamela Lee White

November 4, 1966 - February 7, 2021
Pamela Lee White

Pamela Lee White, 54 of Columbus, Kansas passed from this life on Sunday, February 7, 2021 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Pamela was born November 4, 1966 in Columbus, Kansas to the union of Leonard Ivan Vanatta and Patty Joyce (Hamilton). Pamela was united in marriage to John T. White on December 5, 1988 in Columbus, KS. Pamela earned her Associate Degree in Nursing and was currently employed at Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing Facility, Baxter Springs, KS. If you knew Pamela, she was very dedicated to her work and had a great work ethic. Pamela loved spending time with the grandkids and family dinners. She especially enjoyed summer days by the pool.

Pamela is preceded in death by her mother, Patty. She is survived by her husband, John T. White of the home; father, Leonard Vanatta of Columbus, KS; son, Alec White and Brianna of Columbus, KS; daughter, Danielle “Dani” White of Columbus, KS; two grandchildren, Bristol and Miley; along with extended family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, KS. Joe Kellogg will officiate the services. Family will receive friends from Noon until service time on Saturday. Following the services Pamela has been entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home for cremation. Online condolences may be expressed at