George Floyd funeral services scheduled June 9 in Houston
The funeral for George Floyd, who died while being arrested in Minneapolis last week, will be held June 9 in Houston, a family attorney said. A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis this Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., according to Ben Crump. Floyd’s brother pleads for peace, President Trump takes combative toneThe funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew up, will be at 11 a.m. CT, Crump said at a news conference Monday. “We want to make sure that the family is safe, that the movement is safe,” Acevedo said. “We want to make sure that the family knows that we’re here for them and we support them at this time.”
Hundreds mourn District Judge Ray Olivarri
SAN ANTONIO – An overflow crowd of mourners filled the Church of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursday to pay final respects to State District Judge Ray Olivarri, 64, who died last week following a lengthy battle with cancer. “And if giving somebody a second chance came across as not being tough, he dealt with it.”Judge Ray Olivarri dies after long battle with cancer“His goal was how to truly help a person, to do justice,” said Fr. “His passion was to help others,” Munoz said as he remembered Olivarri as a man who always put others first - a man who truly loved his family. During the service, Administrative District Judge Ron Rangel presented the family with a state seal, noting that a component in the seal reflected his friend, Judge Olivarri. Friends, family gather to remember Judge Ray Olivarri; Funeral to be held Thursday“There’s an olive branch that represents peace," Rangel said.
Funeral services for SAISD officer Cliff Martinez
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Independent School District Officer Cliff Martinez, who was hit and killed by two suspects in a car while working off-duty as a security guard at an IHOP, will have his funeral services on Tuesday morning. Martinez was killed Dec. 21 after a fight inside the Southeast Side IHOP escalated outside. He was assaulted by the two men before they both got into a vehicle and ran him over on purpose, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Visitation Monday for SAISD officer killed outside restaurant2 arrested after off-duty SAISD officer killed outside IHOP, police sayServices for Martinez are set for 10:15 a.m. at Community Bible Church, at 2477 N. Loop 1604 E.The service will include the retirement of his badge number, a 21-gun salute, and a Eagle flyover. The Cliff Martinez Memorial Scholarship will honor the fallen officer, who worked in the district’s police department for 28 years.