Mr. Claudie Eugene Cooney 83, of Carlisle passed away June 22. He was born July 29, 1929, to the late Alex and Gertrude Cooney in Wattensaw, AR.

Mr. Cooney was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church Carlisle and a retiree of Riceland Foods.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Benny Cooney, two brothers, AJ and Henderson Cooney, one sister, Ardia Briggs.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving wife of 64 years, Maedelois Allen Cooney; four sons, Claude (Linda) Cooney of Lonoke, Michael (Barbara) Cooney, Charles (Gwen) Cooney, Clem (Karen) Cooney, all of Carlisle; two daughters, Lisa (Marcus) Dodson of Carlisle and Jacquelyn (James) Williams of Lonoke; three brothers, Robert Cooney, Clarence (Mae) Cooney, both of Lonoke, and Luther (Maria) Cooney of Carlisle; five sisters, Addie Mae Wills of Little Rock, Thelma Cannon, Earline Cooney, Louella Cooney and Annie Cooney, all of Lonoke; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 29, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Hwy. 236 Carlisle.