Myers Funeral Service and Crematory
248 North E Street
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 784-5454


1935 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sueleeka Evelyn Salmon was born on June 26, 1935, to William Thompson and Emma Walker in Quitaque Texas. She moved to Porterville California with her family in 1945. After she graduated from Porterville High School in 1953 she married the love of her life, her husband of almost 63 years, Donald Salmon on September 5, 1953, and moved to Bakersfield. Together they had two children. In 1970 they moved to Northern California and then returned to Bakersfield in 1990. She enjoyed camping and fishing with her friends and family, watching sports and was an avid Angels fan. Evelyn truly loved just spending time with her family. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.
Prior to her passing she was able to say goodbye to her entire family and was ready to find eternal peace with her Heavenly Father. She is survived by her loving husband Donald Salmon, son, Phillip Salmon, daughter, Debra Trussell (John), grandchildren, Mishele Gibson, Julie Kahn (Paul), Brandon Trussell and great-granddaughter, Finley Grace Kahn. She is preceded in death by her brothers Cecil South, Bill Thompson, and sister Helen Couch.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 8th at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Porterville at 11:00AM. Arrangements will be handled by Myers Funeral Home.
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2016
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