Nicole Leigh Ammon passed on the morning of September 30, 2021. She was born in Chico on January 19, 1970. She grew up on the Hoopa Valley Reservation and was proud of her Native American culture and where she came from. She lived in San Francisco where she worked as a landscaper in the Golden Gate Park where she loved taking care of the flowers and trees there. She graduated from San Francisco City College with her associate’s degree. She moved back to Red Bluff to be closer to her children and grandchild.

She was loved by many and an absolutely incredible grandmother. She enjoyed collecting things, especially rocks, and always surrounded herself with nature, teaching her grandbaby to love and take care of the Earth. They spent a lot of time at the river, one of her favorite places to be. She was extremely creative and crafty, always creating something new for the people she loved.

She had an incredibly beautiful and giving soul. She had friends from every walk of life and was so accepting of every person she met. Her smile and laughter were contagious and she brought joy to so many people’s lives. She will be incredibly missed, always and forever in our hearts.

She is survived by her children. She had two sons, Joshua James Little Feather Ammon and Thomas Eugene Blake Jr and a daughter, Britany Pretty Echo Goodluck. Her mother Carol Leigh Ammon, her brother Lee Ammon and his wife Rebecca. Granddaughter Lyla Bee Goodluck. Her Aunts and Uncles, Debbie and Bob McConnell, Mary and Al Hall, Shannon Ammon, Norma McConnell and Nora Shields.

She is preceded in death by grandparents Lewis and Ardith McConnell, Jubie and Molly Ammon. Father Ronald Ammon, Uncles Leroy Ammon and Robert Ammon, Howard McConnell, Mike McConnell, William McConnell, David McConnell and Donald Shields and aunt Yvonne McConnell.

Funeral services will be held at The First Baptist Church Saturday Oct 16, 2021 at 1 p.m. Viewing Friday evening. Graveside services will follow at the Hupa Tribal Cemetery.


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