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.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955 pine st beaumont tx 77703

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
  • 03/06/2020
  • 11:00 am

  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
  • 03/05/2020
  • 9:49 am

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Diana Fregia

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

Linda Sims

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.

Matthew Clayton

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

John and Heather Bell

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

Jennifer Windham

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.

Cheryl Light

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.

Bubba Butler

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.