Birth Name: Wendy Anne McLendon
Place of Birth: Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 10, 1969
Ethnicity: English, smaller amounts of Scottish, Welsh, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish
Wendi McLendon-Covey is an American actress, comedian, producer, and writer. She is known for her roles in the film Bridesmaids and on the show The Goldbergs. She is married to Greg Covey.
Wendi’s paternal grandfather likely was named William Bernard Harrison.
Wendi’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Elizabeth Staggs (the daughter of Paul David Staggs and Jennie Elizabeth Worley). Ruth was born in California. Paul was the son of Albert Grant Staggs and Katherine/Katheryn Barnett. Jennie was the daughter of John David Worley and Elizabeth Jane Hughes.
Wendi’s maternal grandfather was Alton Austin Lewis (the son of Charles Grover Lewis and Mary Ann Polly Outland). Alton was born in Arkansas. Charles was the son of William Harrison Lewis and Amanda M. Lyons. Wendi’s great-grandmother Mary Ann was the daughter of Jeremiah Andrew Mars “Jerry” Outland and Mary Frances Harper.
Wendi’s maternal grandmother is Lois E. Rife (the daughter of Claud Houston Rife and Bertha Ora Piercy). Lois was born in Arkansas. Claud was the son of Sylvester Graham Rife and Sarah Bellvena Houston. Bertha was the daughter of Edward Piercy and Martha Susan Berry.
Source: Obituary of Wendi’s maternal great-grandmother, Bertha Ora (Piercy) Rife – https://www.familysearch.org