HOUSTON - Funeral services were held Wednesday for fallen Harris County Precinct 7 Deputy Constable Jennifer Chavis.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects at Fountain of Praise Church, located at 13950 Hillcroft Avenue in Houston.
Private family visitation began at 10 a.m., public visitation at 11 a.m., followed by funeral services at 12:30 p.m.
After the service, police honors took place outside the church, and then a procession for Dep. Chavis' burial in Liberty.
The 32-year-old deputy was killed after a suspected drunk driver crashed into her vehicle on April 2 on the South Sam Houston Parkway West near Fondren Road. The driver was arrested and charged with first-degree felony intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer.
Dep. Chavis was an Army veteran and had been with Harris County Precinct 7 since November 2020.
The deputy is survived by her husband, a 4-year-old son, an 11-year-old nephew whom they were raising, and two siblings.
Loved ones describe the fallen deputy as a loving and ambitious mom who would do anything for her family.