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  • Public Funeral Announced for Sherman Hemsley in Texas

    Nov 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Sherman Hemsley’s friends and family will gather in Texas on Wednesday (Nov. 21) for the actor’s funeral, almost four months after his death last summer. The actor lost his battle with lung cancer on July 24, but his memorial service was delayed and his body was held at a funeral home while the courts ruled […]

  • Sherman Hemsley to be Buried After Three Months

    Nov 14, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Finally Sherman Hemsley can be buried. A Texas judge gave the actor’s best friend the go ahead to proceed with the burial and running his estate, as the will intended. Known for his role as “George Jefferson,” Hemsley passed away on July 24 after suffering from lung cancer. His body has been sitting in a […]

  • Sherman Hemsley’s DNA to be Considered in Will Case

    Nov 9, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Attorneys for the man who says he is the brother of deceased actor Sherman Hemsley are trying to show that the late actor was not of sound mind when he signed his will. But several witnesses testified Friday at an El Paso court that Hemsley was cognizant when he signed the will, which gave longtime […]

  • 3 Months after Death, Sherman Hemsley Still Not Buried

    Oct 31, 12 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *Sherman Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas on July 24 and has yet to be laid to rest. The holdup, according to Reuters, is coming from the beneficiaries of his will, as well as questions about his exact cause of death. A worker at the Eastside location of the San Jose Funeral […]

  • Marla Gibbs on Sherman Hemsley, Singing, & ‘The Jeffersons’

    Oct 5, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Actress Marla Gibbs, who rose to fame on the long running TV shows “The Jeffersons” as Florence Johnston and Mary Jenkins on “227” tells Chris Yandek of CYInterview.com that she and actor Sherman Hemsley, known to millions as George Jefferson, were always discussing new ideas for projects they could work on before his passing earlier this year. […]

  • Man Claiming to be Sherman Hemsley’s Brother Challenges Will

    Sep 25, 12 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments


    *A Texas judge has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of the late “The Jeffersons” star Sherman Hemsley, reports the AP. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Richard Thornton is challenging the validity of Hemsley’s will, which names the actor’s longtime manager, Flora Enchinton of El Paso, as sole beneficiary. […]