---- — Dontes “Tez” Phipps, 21, formerly of Mt. Vernon, departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at his home in St. Louis.
The loving son of Kimberly Williams, Desmond Phipps and Ribbon Williams-Harvey, Tez, born Dec. 30, 1991, later graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School, where he played football as number 52. He also attended McKendree University on a football scholarship. He was also a devoted employee at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in St. Louis.
Visitation services will be held Sunday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral will be held 11 a.m.
Monday at William C. Harris Funeral Directors, 9825 Halls Ferry Rd., St. Louis, Mo. Interment will immediately follow at St. Peters Bethany Cemetery, 2101 Lucas-Hunt Rd., St. Louis, Mo.
Please forward all cards, flowers, and memorials to the funeral location.