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Clayton Dunavant '79
Christopher Jentel '96

November 2014

Clayton Dunavant - Class '79
Mr. Clayton Edward Dunavant, a resident of Eclectic, Alabama, passed away suddenly Friday, October 31, 2014, at the age of 53. Graveside services will be Monday, November 3, 2014, at 11:00am at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Eclectic, Alabama, with Jeffcoat Funeral Home directing. Mr. Dunavant is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mrs. Cathy Poe Dunavant, parents: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Dunavant, daughters: Erika Haley Dunavant, Mr. and Mrs. Emily Christian Antoniak, with his first granddaughter expected this February, sisters: Dr. and Mr. Melissa Robinson, Jean and Mark Calkin, Vanessa and Mike Dunn, and many more loved ones. He is preceded in death by his older siblings: Mark Thomas Dunavant, Brian Edward Dunavant and Kay Elaine Gianos. Clayton was, in every facet of his being, a family man. The love of his life, Cathy, and his “two beautiful girls,” as he always said, were the center of his world, as he was theirs. Clayton will be forever missed and remembered for his unyielding generosity and selflessness, his infectious smile, sense of humor and his love for life and making everyone else’s that much better.
The family will receive friends Sunday, November 2, 2014, from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at Jeffcoat Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Sunshine Center, P. O. Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103 or The United Way .

 

 


Christopher Jentel - Class '96
Christopher Jentel of Chicago, formerly of Des Plaines, born November 2, 1978, in Chicago, while growing up in Des Plaines and attended Maine West High School, he also graduated from Loyola University. He passed away in Chicago on November 12, 2014. Beloved husband of Audra nee Miles; dear son of Christopher Jentel and Mary (Terry) Taraszka; son-in-law of Randolph (Sandra) Miles and Jane Miles; loving grandson of Florence Jentel; Cherished brother of Nicole (Matt) Kuska, Daniel (Julie) Jentel and Matthel Jentel; brother-in-law of Charles Miiles and Lauren Miles; stepbrother-in-law of Ashely Goeken and Christen Goeken. Visitation Sunday, November 16, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner St (Northwest Hwy/Rte 14 at Rand Rd), Des Plaines. Friends and family will gather at St. Mary Church (Prairie at Pearson Sts, Des Plaines) Monday morning at 10:45 a.m. for an 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lurie Childrens Hospital, 225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago IL 60611 or your favorite charity. For information 847-824-5155 or oehlerfuneralhome.com.

 

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 14, 2014