Services for Ms. Lorena Johnson Fortenberry were held Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 10 a.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. Tommy Miles and the Rev. John Stephens officiated. Interment followed in East Lawn Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Fortenberry, 85, diedMonday, March 10, 2014, at Regency Hospital in Meridian.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otha Johnson and Onnie Stephens Johnson; husband, Bill Fortenberry; daughters, Peggy Jean Fortenberry and Edia Fay Fortenberry; infant child; sisters, Bert Johnson and Bobby Graham; brothers, Carvel Johnson, Tom Johnson and Pete Johnson; and one grandson.

She is survived by her daughters, Ann Dertinger, Shirley Jenkins, Joyce Baker, Judy Snow and Brenda Munn; sons, Billy Fortenberry, Ken Fortenberry and Danny Fortenberry; 17 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Daniel Malone, Patrick Savell, David Fortenberry, Cody Dertinger, Austin Dertinger and Peanut Dertinger.