Claudie Lee Cleary, 79, died Friday, July 3, 2011, in Cabool.
She was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Jonesboro, La., daughter of Virgil and Claudie Butler Alford.
She moved to Shreveport, La., at a young age and spent most of life there. She married T. L. Cleary. He died in 1988.
She was a homemaker. She and here husband build their home. She loved bluegrass music and all kinds of animals.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Melvin Ray Cleary; and a daughter, Elizabeth Cleary.
Survivors include two sons, Mirl Cleary of Cabool and Roy Lee Cleary of New Mexico; a brother, James Alford of Jonesboro, La.; three granddaughters; and a special friend, Billy Bell.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Rose Neath Funeral Home in Shreveport, La., with Brother Bob Moore officiating. Burial will be in Summer Grove Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.