Sherman Hemsley Will Finally Be Buried on Wednesday
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Sherman Hemsley, who died earlier this year in July, will finally be buried in Texas.

Hemsley named his longtime friend, Flora Enchinton Bernal, as his heir and his half-brother, Richard Thornton, challenged the will.

A judge in El Paso ruled the will valid on Nov. 9. Hemsley died of lung cancer at the age of 74.

San Jose Funeral Home in El Paso has announced Hemsley’s funeral will be at at Cielo Vista Church at noon on Wednesday.

Read the full story on CBS News

Join the Conversation

BIG CED, co-founder and owner of, has created a strong community on the web that caters to all facets of the entertainment industry. While some may know him for being an excellent journalist, he is truly known for always speaking his mind. Nevertheless, BIG CED is definitely an influential force in the world of entertainment.