SERVICE REMINDER Newton P. Nelson age 93, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019. Viewing hours will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, 10:00AM until 8:00PM at Kern Funeral Home. A graveside service with military honors will be held at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, 1200 E. Fir Street, Mount Vernon on Saturday, July 15, 2019 at noon, followed by a memorial service at Bethany Covenant Church at 2:00PM. Bethany Covenant is located at 1318 S. 18th Street, Mount Vernon. You may offer your condolences and share memories of Newton with his family online at

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