Claude Edward "Gedom" Taylor, 31, of Hayti, Mo., died Nov. 25, 2005, at Hayti.
Born Oct. 2, 1974, at Hayti, he was the son of John Eddie Taylor of Michigan and the late Bernice Thomas.
Survivors include his children: Claude Taylor Jr. and Veyana and Mya Carter of Caruthersville Keilan Patterson and Kanesha Robinson of Hayti, Kewanee F. Lee of Kennett and Jovon, Atlanta and Kaylan Taylor of Houston, Texas; sisters, Alice Thomas of Blytheville, Ark., Lanell Taylor., Juliet and Jacquelin Grant, all of Caruthersville, Mo., and Lexie Taylor of Flint, Mich.; brothers, John and Lee Taylor of Houston, Texas, Chris Johnson and Matthew Thomas of Blytheville and Robert Grant of Hayti; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Faith Temple Church of God in Christ with the Rev. Jamie Jones officiating.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers were Lee Taylor, Kevin McIntyre, Jerome Woods, Robert Grant, Mark Neilly and Jeffery Edwards.
Honorary pallbearers were Elic Wells and Darion Jones.
John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge.