De’Landa Jean Dockins transitioned Oct. 29, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 2, 1970 in Knox City, to David and Connie Dockins. She was blessed with three children; De’Lasha Singleton, Robert Uhr Jr. and Denzel Dockins; and grandchildren Sosiua Ofiu and Siaosi Ofiu.
De’Landa weaved together her love of supporting and caring for people in many different capacities. She was a Certified Nurse Assistant where she dedicated her time to caring for people in facilities for many years. One of her notable moments was being a cheerleading assistant coach for Gallaudet University. She was everyone’s favorite child care provider. She was a vital part of the deaf community. She dedicated her time and energy on uplifting the deaf community, especially the black deaf community. De’Landa took great pride as a mother and grandmother to De’Lasha, Robert and Denzel. Also included her role as a grandmother to Sosiua and Siaosi Ofiu.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Walter and Ora Dockins, Lank and Addie Stafford and Charlie Cooks; father David Dockins, foster mother Deborah Reed; brothers William David Cooper, Jimmy Earl Dockins, Caesar Reed and Theodore Caesar; brother-in-law Blanford Paul; nephews David Wayne Dockins, David Lee Dockins, Dymond Beamon, Bryson Myers; and niece Tameka.
She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Connie Dockins; children De’Lasha Singleton, Robert Uhr and Denzel Dockins; brothers David Dockins Jr., Dennis Dockins, Willie Dockins, John A Dockins (Laura), Bobby Dockins, Patrick Reed, Talmadge Reed and Renneth Reed; sisters Connie Dockins, Angel Paul(Daniel), LaWanna Hardeman, LoTwanna Hardeman, Teresa Franklin (Patrick), Rosie Flanigan (Roosevelt), Daisy Reed, Carrie DeVaughn and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church 220 S. 5th Ave. in Munday. Interment will follow at Johnson Memorial Cemetery under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, 130 N Birch in Munday.