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Albert Petty

October 19, 1941 –
 August 1, 2022


    Buddy Petty
    5 Aug 2022

    Daddy, I miss you like crazy. Thank you for the values you instilled on my sisters and me. We will take care of your beautiful bride. Until we meet again, I love you.

    Kim West
    5 Aug 2022

    Uncle Albert was more than just an Uncle to me. He truly was the closest thing to me of having a dad.
    My Most cherished moment was the Corpus Cristy trip to go deep sea fishing. I was sick under the table but Uncle Albert was out fishing, lol. I have loads of memories that I will carry in my heart daily. But most of all I will miss calling him for advice. He helped me in just the little words he gave. No tears for him leaving because I know he’s not hurting. And I know he has his other family up there with him just fishing away smiling . Until we meet again. I love you Uncle Albert. Kim

    Linda Hayes
    6 Aug 2022

    Thoughts and prayers to Emma, Jena, and Buddy. I thought the world of Cooter and I’m so thankful I saw and talked with him just a short time ago at El Fenix.

    Dana Smith
    6 Aug 2022

    Albert you will be dearly missed by so many. Some of my favorite memories are our fishing trips and all the many fish fry’s over the years. Love ya!

    Michelle Shaffer
    7 Aug 2022

    Jena, my love and condolences to you and the entire family. I know you will sorely miss your dad, your fishing buddy, your friend. I love all the stories you tell about all your adventures together. Glad you have all those wonderful memories. Sending love and hugs. Michelle

    8 Aug 2022

    one of the good guys, a life well-lived

    Christi & Al Nelson
    19 Aug 2022

    Our sincerest condolences to Emma and all the family. Albert was a good man and will be missed.

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"Excellent customer service, they made you feel like you were their only customer. Very helpful and explained what we should expect during the process. They basically took care of our needs during this time. They contacted DFW National Cemetery for us which made it a smooth experience. Definitely will use them again."
K. Barker
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"I was amazed how professional the team at Aria Funeral Preston Dallas Texas are. They guided me through the process and my options of their services that they offered for my mother. They are compassionate, caring, calm, good listener, efficient and did an excellent job! Thank you!"
R. Woll
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"If I could give 6 stars I would. Aria made a difficult easier to deal with by basically taking care of everything in an efficient but very empathetic manner. I can speak highly enough of Dusty Martin, who helped us with all of the planning and logistics. He was incredibly understanding and helpful."
Angel M.
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"Nothing prepares you for the grief you go through when losing a child. I called this funeral home at 2:00 am broken and could barely talk. The amount of compassion and empathy they showed me immediately let me know I found the right place to cremate my son. I cannot thank them enough for their professionalism, SINCERE concern, and commitment to making sure my son was honored in the most respectful way. I hope this Funeral home values her as much as my family and I do."
McGee Family
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"Wayne and Staff, thank you for taking care of the arrangements for our mom, Exter McGee and our dad, Philip McGee. You have been great to work with during such a difficult time."
Elledge Family
Elledge Family
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"On behalf of my family, I wanted you to know how much we appreciate your handling of my husband's final arrangements. Wayne Baxter assisted & guided us through the entire process with such care & compassion. Don't know what we would have done without him! Sincerely, Colleen Elledge"
The Peterson Family
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"I can’t say enough about how helpful and professional Dusty Martin, the funeral director at the Aria Cremation location on NW Highway has been. From my initial call, he was kind and informative. My friend died at home while on hospice and she was picked up in about an hour after receiving the call from the hospice nurse. The person who arrived to pick her up was also very professional/respectful and allowed us to take as much time with her as we wished. When I met with Dusty the next day about arrangements, he explained the process and options available without being pushy or trying to “sell” extras. Throughout the process, he kept me informed and, for example, was careful to be certain I understood the cost of the obituary I wanted and offered some options for reducing that cost if I wished. When I stopped by for another reason and started talking about some of the problems I was having with the pictures and media I hoped to use at a memorial lunch I was planning, he not only listened patiently but offered technology advice and let me use his personal media player. I have had experience arranging cremations for four others using two other local companies, and this experience with Dusty at Aria has been by far the best one I have had."
Paula Barnes
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"My Daddy’s service and our family experience at Aria Northwest Highway was truly blessed. Funeral Director Dustin Martin is the kind of person that you would like to see on a more regular basis – but in his industry – you hope to not see him that often. That being said – THANK YOU DUSTIN for your unending kindness, compassion and friendship through the process. Meeting you and discussing Dallas History, Find A Grave and my Dad’s lifelong contributions to the great City of Dallas was simply wonderful! In memory of my dad James A. Dodd, Sr. – I want to personally thank you and let you know that you made everything better in that moment. Your calling to “Be There” is spot on. Aria has a one in a million guy in you! Bling Blinky of TEXAS Shout Out: God Bless You!!"

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