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.