Metro-East News

Memorial service set Thursday for Bill Mixon in East St. Louis

The longtime insurance agent who meant so much to so many in and around the greater East St. Louis area will be held Thursday, Aug. 9.

The service will be held at New Life Community Church, located at 1919 State st. at 6 p.m. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The official ceremony will be conducted by American Legion Post 2505. Linda Davis-Joyner is the musician.

“We want anyone whose life was touched by Mixon to attend,” Frank Smith, a long time friend, said. The Rev. Kendall Granger is the resident pastor at New Life Community Church.