Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Terry Harris M. TERRY "SISTER" PETTY HARRIS was born on Sept. 3, 1943, in Dallas, TX, went to Heaven on Jun 24, 2021, by believing in His grace, with interment at Restland Cemetery in Dallas. She was an independent woman, supportive and encouraging Mom, and vigorous patriot, earning her the nickname Miss America. Preceded in death by parents Marvin T. Petty & Inez Gray; brothers Buddy Petty, Morris W. "Bruze" Petty, Marvin T. "Bit" Petty, Bobby L. Petty, Jerry W. Petty; treasured dog Journey; and numerous granddogs. She is survived by her daughter Cheryl Harris Tristan, son-in-law Francisco Tristan, sister, Belva Gilreath, loving and self-proclaimed crazy family & friends, and granddog Vida. Lifted up by her faithful church & Sunday school class at Church on the Hill, Mesquite, TX. After a 37-year career with Western Electric/AT&T and acquisitions beyond, she went into retirement kicking and screaming, but she found her passion being a substitute teacher's aide.