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Lakeview Funeral Home & Lakeview Memorial Gardens

5000 West Harrison Road, Longview, TX

OBITUARY

Claudia "Delle" O'Delle McKinney

May 15, 1941August 31, 2019
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Claudia O’delle “Delle” McKinney, 78, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 in Gladewater surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Delle’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at The Chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Lakeview Funeral Home. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Claudia O’delle Wright was born May 15, 1941 in Tyler, Texas to William Fred Wright & Ina Ethel Scruggs Wright. She was a hairdresser for over 35 years & after retiring she took care of the elderly. Delle loved people & loved to talk. She never met a stranger, especially when it came to children. She just had a way of connecting with them like no other. Delle was a great cook & also loved to travel. Her greatest passion in life was her family. She was always there for them & adored her grandbabies more than anything. She had a special love for her dogs too; most all of the dogs she had during her life were named Missy! Delle’s sassy & passionate spirit will never be forgotten & she will be greatly missed by those who loved her most. Delle was preceded in death by her parents; & her siblings, James Wright, Floyd Wright, Glenn Wright, & Loneta Flowers. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 26 years, Sammy; daughter, Pam Simmons & husband Glenn; son, Timothy McCormick & wife Cynthia; grandchildren, Carl “Scootie” McCormick, Stephanie Domer, Tosha Wragg, Micalah Boddy, Breann Boddy, & Misty Schoonover; great grandchildren, Brieanna, Cody, Austin, Ryan, & Cooper McCormick, Logan, Megan, & Will Domer, Cylie, Layla, Slayden, Grayson, & Cameron Wragg, J.D. Simmons, Heaven & Xander Schoonover, & Onna & Lincoln Haskins; siblings, Ozella Griffin, Sarah Bell, Barbara Mulligan, Clifford Wright, Donny Wright, & David Wright; & numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & other family members & friends who loved her dearly.

  • FAMILY

  • Sammy McKinney, Her Loving Husband of almost 26 years
  • Pam Simmons, Daughter
  • Glenn Simmons, Pam's Husband
  • Timothy McCormick, Son
  • Cynthia McCormick, Timothy's Wife
  • Carl "Scootie" McCormick, Grandchild
  • Stephanie Domer, Grandchild
  • Tosha Wragg, Grandchild
  • Micalah Boddy, Grandchild
  • Breann Boddy, Grandchild
  • Misty Schoonover, Grandchild
  • great grandchildren, Brieanna, Cody, Austin, Ryan, and Cooper McCormick, Logan, Megan, and Will Domer, Cylie, Layla, Slayden, Grayson, and Cameron Wragg, J.D. Simmons, Heaven and Xander Schoonover, and Anna and Lincoln Haskins; siblings, Ozella Griffin, Sarah Bell, Barbara Mulligan, Clifford Wright, Donny Wright, and David Wright; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and friends who loved her dearly.
    Delle was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, James Wright, Floyd Wright, Glenn Wright, and Loneta Flowers.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Cameron Wragg Tim McCormick
  • Cody McCormick Austin McCormick
  • Slayden Wragg Grayson Wragg
  • Logan Haskins

Services

  • A Time of Visitation with Her Family Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • A Celebration of Her Life Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Memories

Claudia "Delle" O'Delle McKinney

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Rebecca Hooks

September 3, 2019

You were always there to help, to talk or to just be there when mom was sick and then again when Gary was sick. I could always count on you bringing a smile to their face. Give them hugs and kisses for me up in heaven. And don't talk their ears off. I love you and I am going to miss you.

Stephanie Domer

September 3, 2019

There is not enough room to list all the precious memories I have with you. I miss you so much already. I still cant wrap my head around it. I love you Mema

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