Jerry L. Wright(3-12-16 nf) HPROA member passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at the age of 68. He is survived by his wife Margaret Wright. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. Senior Police Officer Wright joined the ranks of the Houston Police Department on January 24, 1972, Academy Class #53. He resigned his position with the Houston Police Department on October 29, 1982, to join the Crocket Police Department, the Harris County Sheriffs Office, and the Houston County District Attorneys Office. Senior Police Officer Wright came back to be a part of the Houston Police Department family on October 19, 1992, Class #L292. He retired on July 31, 2004, while assigned to the Homicide Division.
The body is entrusted with Callaway Allee Funeral Home, 700 East Houston Avenue, Crockett, Texas 75835, (936) 544-2244.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at Kennard First Baptist Church, Carson Street at Main Street, Kennard, Texas 75847, (936) 655-2173, on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will start at 10:00 a.m. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Little Flock Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas.