Peggy Sue Yates, 68, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 7:25 A.M., Monday, February 23, at her home in Mount Vernon. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 25, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Reverend Bud Storey officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. Friends of the Peggy Sue Yates Family may call from 9 A.M. until Service Time 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 25, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. For those who wish, memorials may be given to Jefferson County Animal Shelter in Memory of Peggy Sue Yates and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, 62864. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.comfor further information or to send online condolences.