Vernon Odell Baker, 86, HPROA member. passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. He joined the Houston Police Department as a Cadet in Police Academy #17, on September 16, 1957. He retired on February 26, 1980. Retired Police Officer Baker is preceded in death by his daughter, Cheri Baker. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Regina G. Baker; daughters Sheryl White, Donna Cockrum, Anita Metcalf, Cindy Hicks, and Tery Blackshere.
The body is entrusted with Madisonville Funeral Home, 1511 East Main Street, Madisonville, Texas 77864, (936) 348-2131. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, November 14, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held within the Main Chapel of Madisonville Funeral Home on Sunday, November 15, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.