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Pamela Susan Morrison
Original name: Pamela Courson
Birth: Dec. 22, 1946
Weed
Siskiyou County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1974
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Longtime girlfriend and alleged wife of singer Jim Morrison (of the Doors). Pamela Susan Courson was born December 22, 1946, in Weed California. She met Jim Morrison when she was 19 while an art student at Los Angeles City College. She would become Jim's girlfriend for the next 5 years until his death in 1971. Pamela took the name Morrison later on in their relationship. On July 2, 1971, Jim and Pamela went to see a movie. After the movie, they returned to their apartment in Paris. Jim went to bed and awoke sometime later coughing and complaining of chest pains. He then decided to take a bath. At approximatley 5:00 a.m. on July 3, 1971, Pamela found Jim dead in their bathroom. Pamela died April 25, 1974, in her Hollywood apartment of a heroin overdose. Despite the fact that her parents were going to have her buried with Jim at Pere-Lachaise cemetery (Paris, France), and the fact that her father listed it as the place of burial on her death certifricate, there was too much red tape involved in transporting a body to a foreign country for burial. Her parents had her cremated remains buried at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana, California. (bio by: Fan of the Site) 
 
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  Columbus Brymer Courson (1918 - 2008)

Cause of death: Heroin overdose
 
Burial:
Fairhaven Memorial Park
Santa Ana
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Garden courts, compartment 164
GPS (lat/lon): 33.77291, -117.84167
 
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Record added: Jan 13, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4355
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GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which come here to view and pay tribute too!!!::::::::::::::::
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
~~~~Together again~~~~ May you both rest in peace together ~~~~~with Him ~~~~always.With a heavy heart, Linda(have the Morrison Hotel ring)
- Linda Finch, Basil Rathbone Memorial Society
 Added: Jul. 27, 2014
May you rest in Peace, you will never be forgotten, God Bless you, Pamela...we love you!
- A. Duncan
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014
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