Sheri "Niki" McKinley

November 20, 1976 - February 26, 2020


Sherí “Niki” McKinley, 43, of Sour Lake, died Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. She was born on November 20, 1976, to Edna Portia Wright and Christopher Albert Maida III, in Beaumont.

Niki was an incredible artist who enjoyed freehand art. She was very fond of being in the sun and going to the beach. She had a very playful personality who was kindhearted and full of life. Niki was in love with Ridley Turtles.

Survivors include her father, Chris Maida; mother, Portia Wright; sons, Trey McKinley, Cain McKinley, and Colin McKinley, all of Beaumont; grandson, Joel McKinley; sister, Danielle Wood and her husband, Jason, of China; brother, Dylan Frazier of Beaumont; nieces and nephews, J.C. Wood, Lillie Wood, Jaxson Wood, and Darren Frazier; and numerous relatives and friends.

A gathering of Mrs. McKinley’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2020, at Broussard’s, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, March 05, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, March 06, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (15)

  • Cecilia Maida

    10 March 2020 at 14:49 | #

    Rest in peace sweet Niki. You were always in my heart but now you can dance with the angels...
    You are free...
    Love you!


  • Pam Farnie

    06 March 2020 at 13:25 | #

    Portia I was so sorry to hear of Niki's passing. You and your family will be in my prayers.


  • Guylather Williams

    05 March 2020 at 18:58 | #

    So sorry for your loss. Nikki was such a sweetheart in school. She will be missed



    05 March 2020 at 15:43 | #

    To the family of Niki I'm truly sorry for your loss but we know her struggles is over and now and she in gods hands


  • Jeanette Davis

    05 March 2020 at 13:50 | #

    Nikki was in my second grade class at China Elementary. She was a precious, fun-loving child. I am saddened by her death but will always remember her with a smile and a prayer. Prayers for her family as they remember their Nikki.


  • Julie Thagard Shackelford

    05 March 2020 at 01:39 | #

    Sending my deepeat condolences to the entire family. Danielle and Portia my heart and prayers are especially with you both, I'm so sorry for your loss. She will be missed by many.


  • Monica. Worden

    04 March 2020 at 15:50 | #

    Niki lit up a room when she would walk in. Never have I known such a beautiful spirit!!! Such a loss to us. But such gain to heaven. I loved her very much and wil miss her dearly. She was a true friend. My heart and prayers go out to her parents and her children and to all who loved her. Bye for now Niki...


  • Kathy Maida Smith

    03 March 2020 at 21:28 | #

    Our family has lost a wonderful niece was beautiful inside & out ! Have so many wonderful memories of our long walks talking about life ! Loved her so very much much ! She will be dearly missed but remembered forever ! Heaven just received an Angel! God bless my Brother & Her Mother for their great lost & children ❤️


  • Bubba Butler

    03 March 2020 at 12:56 | #

    Niki kept a smile on everybody's face, she was such a beautiful person inside and out. In my eyes she could do no wrong. She will be missed so much. My heart goes out to the family.


  • Cheryl Light

    03 March 2020 at 01:11 | #

    There are no words to express how I am praying for the family today. I knew Niki as a young girl and she was so precious. I never forgot her smile. May God be with you all.


  • Jennifer Windham

    02 March 2020 at 05:17 | #

    I am so sad for your loss. Niki and. I lost touch but she was such a bright light. My memories of her will never fade.


  • John and Heather Bell

    02 March 2020 at 03:11 | #

    You will be missed Nikki. You were such a good friend.


  • Matthew Clayton

    29 February 2020 at 16:03 | #

    Niki could always bring a smile to any situation,no matter how good or bad she was smiling. She is truly going to be missed


  • Linda Sims

    28 February 2020 at 23:28 | #

    My heart is so very sad for the loss of Niki. She will forever be in my heart. I loved her beautiful personality and will forever treasure the picture she drew for represents Jesus and Niki.


  • Diana Fregia

    28 February 2020 at 23:02 | #

    My heart and love and prayers go out for Portia and the whole family. So very sorry for your loss!


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