Sides Meet for Deposition In Sherman Hemsley's Will Battle

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POSTED: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 6:21pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 12:49pm

It's been three months since Jefferson's star Sherman Hemsley passed away at his east El Paso home but, his body still is yet to be buried.

Hemsley's body remains at a morgue while his family and the executer fight over his burial. Hemsley's will states that Flora Enchinton Bernal is the executer. His family is challenging bernal and the will.

On Tuesday, both sides met in downtown El Paso to give testimony before the judge makes his decision.

The deposition at the offices of Associated Court Reporters lasted four hours.

Bernal has said Hemsley wanted to be buried in El Paso, his home for the past two decades.

Hemsley's family, his alleged brother and nephew believe he should be buried near his family in Pennsylvania. Family members have said they think the will is suspicious because it was made just a month before Hemsley died.

We talked to Bernal as she walked out of the office on Tuesday. She said this has been a tough process and it's now in God's hands.

She didn't want to talk on camera, but her attorney did.

"It's been very difficult. I think she feels very responsible for Mr. Hemsley,” said attorney Alex Neill. “She feels a deep desire to give him his final resting place and give him the dignity that comes with that. Obviously we've been delayed in order to get that resolution here so I think it's been a combination of very frustrating and just been very emotional and difficult for her."

The attorney for the Hemsly family did not comment.

The judge is expected to make a decision in the case Wednesday, October 31. The judge has said there will be no more continuances.
 

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FLORA!...SHE'S GUILTY, SHE'S GREEDY! AND HE MADE A MISTAKE.
AND PROBALY COULD'NT GET RID OF HER.....SHE WAS USE TO THE GOOD LIFE AND GOT A QUICK, ("WILL") DONE!...IT'S FLORA, WHO'S CLEARLY LYING....HE NEEDS TO BE WITH HIS FAMILY, NOT IN MEXICO "LOL!" TEXAS!..LOOK! WHAT GREED IS CAUSING HER TO DO!
MAY: (SHERMAN AKA GEORGE JEFFERSON) HIS SOUL "REST IN PEACE!" AND I HOPE THE JUDGE FAVOR'S THE FAMILY WISHES...... THIS CHIC! HAD HER CLAWS, IN FROM THE VERY BEGINNING....FLORA! GO, FIND ANOTHER SUCKER

sad sad sad a man work all his life and finally past away and still can't rest if he wanted his so call family to have anything he would gave while he was living sad sad sad were you before he made money sad sad sad sad sad sad rest

why do you make a will out if they not going to by it were was his family before he pass he want to leave it to the peoples he want to the judges shall go by his wish and let him rest in peach

why make a will if the peoples not going to go by it that why there a will were was his family the whole time he didnt said nothing to his lawyers or friends now he pass now there money that why they comming out now the judge shall go by his wish

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