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Jeremy "JJ" Davenport Jr

June 15, 1999 — August 27, 2016

CLEVELAND - Jeremy "J.J." Wade Davenport, Jr., age 17, of Cleveland passed away on Saturday August 27, 2016 in Greenville, MS.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from Noon until 2:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Clay Kirksey will officiate the services.
Jeremy was born on June 15, 1999 to Jeremy Wade Davenport, Sr. and Tiffany Gentry in Greenville, MS. J.J. was a bright and vibrant young man who had a smile that would light up any room. He enjoyed life and loved spending time with his friends and family. J.J. and his mother had a special bond and he was the light of her life. He will be forever missed and loved by all who knew him.
J.J. Was preceded in death by his father Jeremy Wade Davenport, Sr.

J.J. is survived by his Mother, Tiffany Gentry of Cleveland, MS., 2 Sisters, Jessica Davenport and Erica Ervin both of Philadelphia, MS. Grandmother, Robin Parfait of Cleveland, MS. Grandfather, Jerry Davenport of Greenville, MS. Grandmother, Joan Davenport of Greenville, MS. He also leaves a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Demetri Dixon, Dawson Herren, Josh Poynor, Gavin Roush, Gabe Parfait, Zack Woodard, Gregory Jenkins and Allen Godwin.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at

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