November

ALVAREZ, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER ROY JR. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Roy Alvarez, Jr. passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife Gloria A. Alvarez. He joined the Houston Police Department on March 31, 1975, Academy Class No. 69. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Traffic and Accident, Crime Analysis, Facilities Planning and Design, Community Services, Training, and Jail Divisions. Senior Police Officer Alvarez retired on December 7, 2005. He returned to the department as an Administrative Coordinator on December 29, 2008, assigned to the Employee Services Division, until August 7, 2009.

ARRINGTON, CINDY LYNN

Mrs. Cindy Lynn Arrington passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at the age of 68. She is the wife of Retired Lieutenant Carl Steve Arrington, who retired on September 27, 2014, out of the Homicide Division; and stepmother of Police Officer Corey S. Arrington, assigned to the Southeast Division. Services were held October 6 with burial in Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.

BAILEY, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER LARRY R. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Larry R. Bailey passed away on Friday, October 28, 2022, at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife Cindy Bailey. Officer Bailey joined the Houston Police Department on January 24, 1972, Academy Class No. \#53. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Central and Southeast Divisions until his retirement on January 28, 2005. Services were scheduled for November 5 in Conroe.

BROWN, SHIRLEY ANN WILSON

Mrs. Shirley Ann Wilson Brown passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022, at the age of 76. She is the mother of Administration Manager Princina M. Brown-Thomas, assigned to the Office of Community Affairs. Services were held October 14 in Kissimee, Florida.

CAMPBELL, OFFICER ERNEST R. (RETIRED)

Retired Police Officer Earnest R. Campbell, III passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Linda Campbell. He started his law enforcement career with the City of Houston Marshal on March 29, 1976. The City Marshal merged with the Houston Police Department on November 20, 1992. Throughout his career with the Houston Police Department, Officer Campbell was assigned to the Marshal Division until his retirement on October 26, 1996.

CARSON, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER JACK H. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Jack H. Carson passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at the age of 78. Officer Carson joined the Houston Police Department on March 13, 1978, Academy Class No. 81. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Jail and North Divisions until his retirement on March 2, 2002

CASHION, OFFICER JAMES E. (RETIRED)

Retired Police Officer James E. Cashion passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the age of 73. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carla Cashion. Officer Cashion joined the Houston Police Department on August 26, 1968, Academy Class No. 39. During his career with the department, he was assigned to the Northwest Division and the Northeast Division until his retirement on March 30, 1990. Services were held October 15.

CASTILLO, VIRGINIA

Mrs. Virginia Castillo Perez passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the age of 82. She is the mother of Senior Police Officer Martin Perez of the Eastside Division, Senior Police Officer Ismael Perez of the Airport Hobby Division, and Senior Police Officer Michael Perez of the Homicide Division. Services were held October 6 with burial in Forest Park Lawndale.

DeLEON, JOHN

Mr. John DeLeon passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the age of 88. He is the father-in-law of Senior Police Officer Richard A. Morales, assigned to the Eastside Division. Services were held October 24 in Victoria with burial in Memory Garden Cemetery.

DYCHES, PHEOBE KAY

Mrs. Pheobe Kay Dyches passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the age of 71. She is preceded in death by her husband, Retired PO Donald E. Dyches, who passed away on March 5, 2007.  Services were September 27 with burial in Houston National Cemetery.

EARLS, MARILYN

Retired Operations Manager Marilyn Earls passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at the age of 72. She is survived by her husband, Retired Lieutenant Larry L. Earls, who retired on July 31, 2004. She joined the Houston Police Department on February 9, 1972, as a Data Terminal Operator II. During her tenure with the department, she was assigned to the Records Division and the Office of Technology Services. Operations Manager Earls retired on January 20, 2001. Services were held October 15 in Brenham.

FIELDS, SENIOR POLICE OFFICER WILLIE E. (RETIRED)

Retired Senior Police Officer Willie E. Fields passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at the age of 75. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Dona Leah Fields. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He joined the Houston Police Department on May 1, 1967, Academy Class No. 35. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Central, Juvenile, and Southeast Divisions. Senior Police Officer Fields retired on January 15, 2005. Services were held October 21 with burial in Brookside Memorial park.

FRANK, LARRY D.

Administrative Assistant Larry D. Frank assigned to the Office of Legal Services passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Deborah H. Frank. Mr. Frank began his career with the Houston Police Department on August 11, 2014. During his career, he was assigned to the Office of Public Affairs and the Office of Planning and Data Governance. Services were held Octobewr 18.

FREEMONT, QUEENA L.

Evidence Technician Queena L. Freemont, assigned to the Property Division, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2022, at the age of 52. She is survived by her husband Alvin Freemont. Mrs. Freemont joined the Houston Police Department on May 16, 2020. During her entire tenure with the department, she was assigned to the Property Division. Services were held October 13.

FULLER, SGT. LEON B. (RETIRED)

Retired Sergeant Leon B. Fuller passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife Judith Fuller. Sergeant Fuller joined the Houston Police Department on September 13, 1976, Academy Class No. 75. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Northeast, Emergency Communications, and Special Operations Divisions until his retirement on January 18, 2013. Services were held October 18 with burial in Houston national Cemetery.

GARCIA, ELENA

Mrs. Elena Garcia passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at the age of 80. She is the mother of Chief of Staff Commander Hector M. Garcia, assigned to the Office of Chief of Police.

Services were held October 21.

GARCIA, FRANK

Mr. Frank Garcia Sr. passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the age of 91. He is the father-in-law of Human Resources Specialist Leigha H. Garcia, assigned to the Employee Services Division. Services were held October 25 with burial in Houston National Cemetery.

GORALSKI, CRAIG S.

Mr. Craig S. Goralski, Jr. passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022, at the age of 28. He is the son of Retired Captain Craig S. Goralski, Sr. who retired on August 13, 2011. He is also the nephew of Retired Captain Wayne R. Goralski, Jr. who retired on September 30, 2011. Services were held October 31.

JEFFERIES, OFFICER BRIAN T. (RETIRED)

Retired Police Officer Brian T. Jefferies passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jane C. Jefferies. Officer Jefferies, who was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, joined the Houston Police Department on August 21, 1972, Academy Class No. 56. During his career with the department, he was assigned to the Central Division, Community Services Division, Training Division and the Northwest Division until his retirement on January 29, 1993. Services were held October 27 with burial in Houston National Cemetery.

JILES, JUANITA

Retired Jail Attendant Juanita Jiles passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022, at the age of 64. Ms. Jiles joined the Houston Police Department on May 26, 1981. During her entire tenure with the department, she was assigned to the Jail Division until her retirement on August, 28, 2004.

Services were held October 15 with burial in Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.

NOEL, RICHARD K.

Mr. Richard K. Noel passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at the age of 87. He is the father of Senior Microcomputer Analyst John P. Noel, assigned to the Office of Technology Services. Services were held October 10 qith burial in Garden of Memory Cemetery.

MARSHALL, GLENDA D.

Retired Senior Data Entry Operator Glenda D. Marshall passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the age of 65. She is survived by her husband, Mr. James Marshall. Mrs. Marshall joined the Houston Police Department on August 1, 1979. Throughout her career with the department, she was assigned to the Identification Division until her retirement on April 1, 2005. Services were held October 8 with burial in Houston memorial Gardens.

MONTGOMERY, MILDRED FAY

Mrs. Mildred Fay Montgomery passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the age of 94. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Retired Senior Police Officer Karen E. Sampson, who passed away on April 23, 2021, and her grandnephew, Police Officer Hans M. Wagner, Jr., who passed away on September 16, 2012. She is also the mother-in-law of Retired Senior Police Officer Michael L. Sampson, who retired on January 9, 2010, and of Retired Sergeant Dennis L. Slate, who retired on March 5, 2011; and grandmother of Sergeant Kaitlyn E. Sampson, assigned to the Southeast Division. Graveside services were held October 3 in Brookside Memorial Park.

NETTLES, OFFICER FLOYD L. (RETIRED)

Retired Police Officer Floyd L. Nettles passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the age of 87. Officer Nettles joined the Houston Police Department on April 28, 1958, Academy Class No. 18. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Identification, Office of Technology Services, and Special Operations Divisions until his retirement on January 1, 1991. Services were held October 29 with burial in Livingston.

ORTIZ, HORTENCIA

Mrs. Hortencia Ortiz passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022, at the age of 89. She is the mother of Senior Police Officer Jose A. Ortiz, assigned to the Auto Theft Division. Services were held October 16 with burial in Forest Park Lawndale.

POWELL, BRE’ANA

Ms. Bre’ana N. Powell passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the age of 27. She is the daughter of Sergeant Julius D. Francis, assigned to the Support Services Command – Juvenile Intake.  Services were held October 21 with burial in Houston Memorial Gardens.

STRICKLAND, MARLIN G.

Retired Mechanic III Marlin G. Strickland passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the age of 81. He joined the Houston Police Department on December 6, 1971, as a Mechanic II. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Fleet Unit. Mechanic Strickland retired on June 1, 2002. Services were held October 3 with burial in Porter.

TYSON, TYERSON

Mr. Tyerson “Tyson” Lawson passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the age of 62. He is the father of Police Officer Gregory V. Lawson, assigned to the South Central Division. Services were held October 20 with burial in Linden, New Jersey.

WEBB, CRYSTAL

Ms. Crystal Webb passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the age of 32. She is the sister of Police Officer Oscar N. Webb, II, assigned to the Narcotics Division; niece of Retired Police Officer Charles L. Webb, who retired on February 19, 1993; and cousin of Retired Senior Police Officer Jacob F. Webb, Jr., who retired on January 14, 2017, and of Senior Police Officer Charles N. Webb, assigned to the South Central Division. Services were held October 9.