Peterson Funeral Chapel

Naomi Ruth Cooney, 81, of Aurora passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Aurora.


She was born to Austin and Cecil Penny Barnett on March 25, 1940 in Billings, MO. She was a retired LPN.


Survivors include her son, Tom Cooney of Aurora; three daughters, Denise Cooney, Elizabeth Lawson and Ryan Pendergrass all of Aurora; 9 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alvin; daughter, Deanna Anders; three brothers, Bill, Barney and Robert Barnett; and two sisters, Mary Lou Curbow and Nickie Arentzen.


Funeral services will be held Friday, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.


​Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home.