Mr. A. P. Petties age 86, of Mt. Vernon moved to greener pastures at 4:45 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015 at the Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services for A. P. Petties will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church 1307 South 9th street in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Ronald Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. For further information you may contact Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit us online at www.newellfuneralhome.com for further information.