One could only imagine what George Jefferson the wise-cracking character who was movin on up on the 1970′s TV hit, The Jeffersons would have said about this predicament. The body of actor Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson, has been kept on ice for the last 3 1/2 months. His remains have been refrigerated since he passed away from lung cancer on July 24, 2012, at the age of 74.
Why? Its all because a man claiming to be his half-brother challenged the validity of Hemsleys will in court. Hemsleys will created a mere 6 weeks before he died left everything to his former business manager and close friend, Flora Enchinton. Sherman Hemsley had no other family members alive. Estate records show the value of his estate at around $50,000.
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