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Freeman, Alleta Sonja

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April 15, 1946 - May 9, 2019

Freeman, Alleta Sonja

Alleta Sonja Freeman, loving Mother, Grandmother, and Dallas Businesswoman passed away on May 9, 2019.  Alleta was born on April 15, 1946 in upstate New York, the only child of Dutch jeweler Stanley H. Freeman and famous Dutch actress Susie Klein.  Alleta is survived by her two sons (David Burton & wife Laura, Michael Burton & wife Blair) and five Grandchildren (Jordan Williamson, Josh & Claire Burton, and Charlie & Margaret Susanna Burton).

Alleta completed her secondary education in Corpus Christi, TX at W.B. Ray High School in 1964.  Alleta left Texas to study and earn degrees from both Briarcliff College in New York and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  Alleta continued her formal education in Philosophy and Religions at Christ for the Nations Institute, Word of Faith, Dallas Theological Seminary, and the Kaballah Center.

Alleta’s early career as a News Reporter and Anchorwoman included work at several networks including KJAC, KIII, and WFAA.  Alleta’s business pursuits included work in the Financial Services industry with Merrill Lynch and Solomon and Associates.  Alleta served in leadership roles at several ministry organizations, including a term as President of WEGO (World Encounter Gospel Organization) and as Founder and CEO of the Stanley H. Freeman Memorial Foundation.

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Dallas, Texas 75238
214-340-8008

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Karen Eastham Elmore

August 10, 2019 8:01PM

My BFF I high school.. she will be greatly missed. Loved seeing her at the 50 reunion. Wish we had more time sweet girl!


Karen Eastham Elmore

August 10, 2019 7:49PM

Alleta was my best friend at WBRay as I was the new girl. We reunirlted at the 50 reunion and I was so happy to see her. She will be greatly missed and I am so sorry that she is gone. She was my BFF.


Pat Bynum

August 02, 2019 10:35PM

Alleta, will be sincerely missed. She had been on my heart for several months when I heard of her passing. I know she welcomed God into her life and I look forward to seeing her again in heaven. I shared numerous fond memories with her from when we both attended WB Ray HS. I can't remember the last reunion I was able to attend but Alleta and I spend hours talking and catching up. It was a very precious time of remembrance. I will miss you my friend and sister until we see each other again.


Linda Martin Cofield

July 31, 2019 9:19AM

Aleta was such a good, fun person in high school. At our 50th reunion, she was still just as beautiful as I remembered and had so many accomplishments to her credit. RIP, Aleta.


Lia

May 30, 2019 12:00AM

My condolences to the family . She was my Stepmother and mentor for most of my childhood . I miss her terribly and I am just so shocked to hear this .


Richard G. Guion

May 20, 2019 7:44AM

She was a legend at our W B Ray...I'm positive she left this world a better place... May the Lord care for her soul....


Candy Cheney

May 19, 2019 12:57PM

I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Alleta’s death. I had sent birthday greetings and not heard from her but had no idea there were problems. I send my prayers to all her family. She was a big part of my growing up in Corpus Christi 😢💐🤗❤️