POTEAU — Lorene Bessie (Ford) Walker, 87, of Poteau died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Poteau. She was born in Prairie View.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with burial at Mt. View/Glendale Cemetery in Wister.

She is survived by her husband, Ed Walker; three daughters, Betty Yarbrough and Doris Morris, both of Poteau, Joyce Couch of Howe; sons, Freddie and Eddie Ford of Poteau; stepchildren, Belva Joyce Walker of Arkansas, Cheryl Walker of Oklahoma, Elaine Douthat of Missouri, Janie Holloway of Oklahoma, Christine Walker of Florida, Bobby Walker of Arkansas, Anthony Walker of Missouri, Nathan Ray Walker of Oklahoma; two sisters, Barbara Belknap of Cove and Mary James of Shady Point; a brother, E.C. Clough of Arkansas; 15 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chris Ford, Bud Killion, Greg and Alex Herndon, Danny Walker and Kevin Yarbrough.

Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.