Cedric Elijah Taylor age 33, of Mt. Vernon passed away 2:05 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at his home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services for Cedric Taylor will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church 1015 Conger Avenue in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Lawrence James officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday 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.