April 17, 2024
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Gracie Lee Salmon

1925 – 2020

Grace Lee Salmon, 94, died on June 21, 2020, at The Craig Home in Amarillo. She was born on September 13, 1925, to Thomas Harvey Salmon and Katherine Hurline Knick-Salmon in Itasca.

Mrs. Salmon was a wife, mother and homemaker. She also enjoyed an administrative career with several large corporations. She loved to sing and was a member of a choral group invited to perform in Carnegie Hall. She was an accomplished artist and created gifts for family and friends. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and later in life was the owner of an antique furniture restoration business. She loved the Lord and made sure her children were at her side for worship. 

Mrs. Salmon is survived by four children, Gary Strange and wife Theresa of Honolulu, Hawaii, Lynda Rose of Point, David Cole of Menominee, Mich., and Daniel Cole of Grand Prairie; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, countless friends and loved ones. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Dixie Salmon-Horn, Edna Salmon-Presley, Artie Salmon-McPherson and husband Garland; three brothers, Wallace Salmon, Travis Salmon and Watt Salmon and wife Barbara; and son-in-law, Rob Rose.

Arrangements were under the direction of Angel Funeral Home in Amarillo.