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Sherman Hemsley Finally Allowed Burial, Nearly Four Months After Death

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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 associate.

Finally, the judge ruled in favor of Sherman's half-brother who apparently has funeral plans for The Jefferson's star.

We always hate to see bereaving friends and family squabbling over the remains, possessions, or estate of a loved one.

Thankfully this story now has a resolution and Sherman can finally rest in peace.

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Sherman Hemsley Died Of Lung Cancer

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The actor who played George Jefferson moved on up to that deluxe apartment in the sky over a week ago and now, we know what killed him.

It was lung cancer.

According to the El Paso County Texas Medical Examiner's post-mortem report, Sherman Hemsley's cause of death was "superior vena cava syndrome" — a complication derived from a cancerous mass attached to his lung.

Sherman was advised by his doctors to

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