Coy E. Jackson, 81, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 8:30 A.M., Monday, November 23, 2015 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, November 27, 2015 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with Reverend Victor Long officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct a Flag Presentation Ceremony at the cemetery. Friends of the Coy E. Jackson Family may call from 9:00 to Service Time 10:30 A.M. Friday, November 27, 2015 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. 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.