The East St. Louis Charter High School will hold a vigil on its campus in memory of Alexander Johnson at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the silver sculpture titled "Of the Rivers, Mounds, and Bridges" in the high school quad.
Johnson, 16, of East St. Louis died Saturday in a house fire. He was a sophomore at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School.
Johnson is survived by his parents, Owida Johnson and Eric Vaughn, and a brother, Eric Johnson.
A visitation for Johnson will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at Serenity Funeral Home, 3416 W. Main St. in Belleville.