Druzella McKinley

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2008

Druzella Cook McKinley, 62, a native of Houma, La. and a resident of Los Angeles, Ca., died Friday, January 18, 2008.

She is survived by her former husband, Northern McKinley, Sr.; sons, Delano McKinley and Buffie Bolden, Northern McKinley, Jr. and Nailah Williams and Arthur McKinley III and Claudine Jackson all of Los Angeles; brothers, Hurley Cook, Jr. and wife Castella of Los Angeles, William Cook and wife Darlene, McArthur Cook and wife Rebecca and Stephen Cook and wife Hester all of Houma; sisters: Symentruss Turner and husband Harold, Regina Williams and husband Nelson both of Houma and Emerle Smith and husband Bernal of Memphis, Tn.; and ten grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hurley Cook, Sr. and Symentruss Calloway Cook; and her brother, Helsum Cook, Sr.

Druzella was a member of Deliverence Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2008, at Community Funeral Home and 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2008 at Beautiful Zion Baptist Church with services to follow. She will be buried at St. Luke Church Cemetery.

Community Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Druzella McKinley