Shanna Rachelle Backlin
December 22, 1966 – June 29, 2019
Shanna Rachelle (Mellick) Backlin, 52 passed away in Fresno, CA on June 29, 2019.
Shanna was born on December 22, 1966 in Hanford, CA to Jimmy Lloyd Mellick and Beverly Jane Sanders.
Shanna graduatd from College of the Sequoias College in 1987 and then later graduated from Fresno City College in 1992 where she obtained her Dental Hygienist License. She went on to work for Dr. Coombs and Dr. Melvin as a Hygienist.
She loved to cook and watch cooking TV shows. She loved to dirt bike in her younger years and camp.
She is survived by her husband; Erwin Backlin, daughter; Kenzie Backlin, her father; Jimmy Mellick, her mother and husband; Beverly & John Sawyer, her sister; Stacey Hernandez along with her aunts and uncles; Cody Andrews, Tom & Penny Ray, Scott & Ruth Ann Reid, Nancy Tatum and Lynda LaCasse. Shanna also leaves behind her father-in-law; Ed Backlin and her sister-in-law; Carla Backlin as well as many nieces and nephews throughout the states.
Shanna is preceded in death by Mary L. Backlin; Joe Eral Sanders; Orniva J. Sanders; Lonnie Joe Sanders; Lloyd H. Mellick; Willie Ruth Goodrick; Richai Lee Goodrick.
The family wants to thank all of Shanna's friends and family who touched her life by bringing joy to her during her time here on earth. Thank you for taking time to remember her.
- Celebration of Shannas's Life Wednesday, July 10, 2019