Joe Edward Fortner, 91, of Lambert, died as the result of a heart failure on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.
Survivors include four daughters, Betty Easley of Olive Branch, Rita Pittman of New Albany, Deborah Wimberly of Clarksdale and Wanda McClure of Batesville; four sons, Allen Fortner of Vance, Wallace Fortner of Maben, Paul David Fortner of Sumner and Stanley Fortner of Water Valley; one brother, 21 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday at First Baptist Church in Lambert.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Lambert. Interment will be in Lambert Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home of Marks is in charge of arrangements.