Friends and family remembered actor Sherman Hemsley at his funeral Wednesday in Texas by showing video clips of him as George Jefferson, the TV role that was his best known.
Hemsley, who had served in the Air Force, will be buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
Sherman Hemsley died of lung cancer on July 24. Since then, his body has been frozen in an El Paso funeral home because his family and friends have been fighting over the validity of his will, challenging both his desired burial place and the distribution of his estate. Show More Summary
In the words of Lebron James: “It’s about damn time!” Sherman Hemsley Will Be Buried In A Military Funeral Via Fox News Three-and-a-half months after Sherman Hemsley’s death from lung cancer, an El Paso, Texas court finally put an e...
Actor Sherman Hemsley will finally be laid to rest after a military funeral. “But Sherman Hemsley died months ago, finally moving on up to that deluxe apartment in the sky,” you say. Yes, the 74-year-old actor most famous for playing George Jefferson on the CBS programs All in the Family and The Jeffersons died in [...]Show More Summary
All too often, death is only the beginning of a sad story! Sherman Hemsley will finally be buried, three and a half months after succumbing to lung cancer. Since his July 24 death, the Texas courts have been deciding whether or not to award custody of his remains to the actors half-brother or his long time business [...]
Three and a half months after his death from lung cancer, actor Sherman Hemsley will finally be allowed a burial. read more
EL PASO, Texas — A Texas judge says a longtime friend of Sherman Hemsley can proceed with burial plans for the deceased star of "The...
This is damn shame SMH Sherman Hemsley Still Not Buried It’s been three months since Jefferson’s star Sherman Hemsley passed away at his east El Paso home but, his body still is yet to be buried. According to KTSM reports
The legal dispute over Sherman Hemsley's estate and remains continues on, with a third party now entering the fray.
Sherman Hemsley died over two full months ago, but his body remains frozen in an El Paso funeral home as relatives and crackpots continue to fight over his remains and estate. According to Fox’s El Paso affiliate, Hemsley’s will left...Show More Summary
The body of the late star of The Jeffersons remains refrigerated in an El Paso, Texas, mortuary, while a man alleging he is Hemsley's brother awaits results of a court-ordered DNA test. read more
SMH. Why folks always come out the woodwork on some “family” isht when their rich and famous relatives die? A man claiming to be the brother of late “Jefferson’s” star Sherman Hemsley has been ordered to undergo DNA testing after
The Sherman Hemsley will dispute continued in court on Monday, where a judge ruled that a man who claims to be the actor’s brother must undergo DNA testing in order to prove whether he really is related to Hemsley or not. Hemsley passed away of lung cancer at his home in El Paso on [...]Show More Summary
In August it was revealed that the body of Sherman Hemsley was not buried and was instead being kept refrigerated at a funeral home amid a dispute between his former manager and a man who says he is the actor's brother.
Richard Thornton, a Philadelphia resident suddently appeared in El Paso claiming to be Hemsley's brother and is challenging the will Hemsley signed a month before his death. Thornton is also asking for custody of Hemsley's remains, financial possessions and properties. Its been exactly 40-days since the actor, Sherman Hemsley, 74-year-old, died. However, his embalmed body [...]Show More Summary
More than a month after dying, the actor remains in refrigeration as a mysterious "brother" contests his will. read more
Sherman Hemsley, who died five weeks ago, still hasn't been buried because of a conflict involving his will. The Jeffersons star's will, which was signed just six weeks before his death, left his estate, estimated at $50,000, to his longtime partner and manager, Flora Enchinton. Show More Summary
CNN: Sherman Hemsley's body lies in an El Paso, Texas, funeral home refrigerator more than a month after his death while a court decides who gets the actor's remains. If only the dead could bury the dead. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Embalmed body of "The Jeffersons" actor, who died July 24 at age 74, to remain refrigerated at an El Paso funeral home until estate is settled by court.