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Sherman Hemsley Will Ruled Valid; Funeral Scheduled

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Finally, Sherman Hemsley, best known as televisions’ George Jefferson, can be laid to rest after his July death because his will has been ruled valid by a Texas judge. As we discussed previously, Hemsley’s burial had been held up when a man claiming to be his brother came forward to contest Hemsley’s will. Richard Thornton […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

November 20th, 2012 at 9:57 am

Update on Sherman Hemsley Estate Battle: DNA Test Ordered

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Just a quick update on a post we shared last month about actor Sherman Hemsley’s funeral being delayed by a will dispute. In late September, Judge Patricia B. Chew of El Paso County’s probate court ordered Richard Thornton, who came forward to challenge Hemsley’s will claiming he is the late actor’s brother, to have DNA […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 11th, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Sherman Hemsley’s Burial Delayed by Will Dispute

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The burial of actor Sherman Hemsley is being held up over a disagreement concerning his will. Hemsley, best known as television’s George Jefferson, had signed a will just six weeks before his death leaving his entire estate to his “beloved partner” Flora Enchinton. Enchinton says she had known Hemsley for twenty years and lived with […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 6th, 2012 at 3:18 pm