Dale L. Talbert, 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 12:20 P.M., Tuesday, December 16, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. There will be no Visitation. Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 19, at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, with Reverend Ernie Standerfer & Reverend Wendell Garrison officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon. The Chaplain of Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct a Flag Presentation Service at the cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.