EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. Mr. Jesse L. Mixon, 70, a resident of East St. Louis, Ill., departed this life on Sunday, November 13, 2011.

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. Mr. Jesse L. Mixon, 70, a resident of East St. Louis, Ill., departed this life on Sunday, November 13, 2011.

Services were held on Friday, November 18, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. at the Serenity Memorial Chapel, Belleville, Ill.

Interment service followed in the Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

Survivors: five children, Angela Mixon, Karlinda Sampson, Jesse Mixon, Jr., Rafiq Howard and Kenneth Bailey; siblings, Lee A. Mixon, Pearl Hudson, Patricia Barbee, Bishop K. D. Mixon, Willie Ann Rayford, Janice Mixon and Samuel Mixon; seven grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Transitory services coordinated by Serenity Memorial Chapel.