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Jan Eckles Salmon

Jan Salmon cropped 3Jan Eckles Salmon, age 79, of Crockett passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in the Winfield Nursing Center. Jan was born January 5, 1942 in Meridian, Mississippi to parents, Vernon Durell Eckles and Julia Yvette Decell Eckles. She was a graduate of Crockett High School and worked at the Houston County Electric Coop retiring after 33 years.  Jan was a longtime member of the Crockett Pilot Club and attended the Baptist Church.

Jan is survived by husband of 60 years, Winsel Salmon of Crockett; daughter, Sheila Ross and husband, Frank of Crockett; son, Rodney Salmon and wife, Polly of Crockett; grandchildren, Jordon Ross of Crockett, Jonathan Ross and wife, Isabel of Magnolia, Hunter Salmon of Crockett, Ty Salmon and wife, Natalie of Crockett, Dillon Shupak and wife, Tiffany of Austonio; great-grandchildren, Savannah and Everett Ross, Keelie, Kimber and Bryson Salmon, , Tenley, Carson, Amelia and Milo Leos; brother, Billy Eckles of Athens; numerous other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Vernon and Yvette Eckles; brother, Danny Eckles; daughter-in-law, Laura Salmon; grandson, Dalton Shupak; mother-in-law, Alice Salmon.

Funeral services for Jan Eckles Salmon will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 15, 2021 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Pastor Dennis Ivey officiating. Interment will follow in the Parker Cemetery in Grapeland. Visitation will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Moore, Frye, Eckles Scholarship Fund, c/o Susan Park, P. O. Box 1248, Crockett, TX 75835 or the Harvest Church.

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  1. Rest In Peace sweet Jan always love you❤️🙏🏻

  2. Winslel, Sheila, and Rodney, I’m so sad for you to hear of Jan’s passing. She was a joy to know for many years. I’ll keep all of you and your families in prayer.

  3. I’m so sorry about Jan’s passing. She was a sweet lady and I always enjoyed visiting with her.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you all ❤️

  5. Prayers and condolences to Sheila, Frank and the family, from Paul & Janet Kennedy.

  6. Mr. Salmon & family. I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    With love, C.

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    Darla Platt Summers

  8. I am so sorry for the family. I worked with her for years and I don’t remember her ever saying an unkind word about anyone. She was a unique and wonderful person.

  9. To the Salmon family my players and thoughts are with you all memaw will be missed She was a joy and a blessing to be around memaw and i had many days of laughter and fun.truly going to miss her

  10. Our thoughts and prayers to all of Jan’s family. She was always so kind and friendly.
    Troy and LaWanda Pennington

  11. We are so sorry to hear of Jan’s passing Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May the Lord comfort you as no other can.

  12. We have known Mrs. Salmon for years… God bless the Salmon family during this time and welcome her to her heavenly home…

  13. So sorry to hear about Jan. She always had a smile to share. Prayers and healing thoughts.

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