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Gary Coleman Funeral-Fight over custody of Body|YourFuneralGuy

5 Jun

Their is a custody battle over the Gary Coleman’s body and it is not clear when his funeral will be. The  Funeral Service Service originally scheduled for Saturday, June 5th 2010, has been canceled. The salt lake city Funeral Home Memorial Estates confirmed the cancelation.

“The funeral for child actor Gary Coleman won’t be held this weekend, as a fight begins to wage between the actor’s ex-wife and his estranged parents over the custody of his body……

“The family [his parents] has different plans than what is in Gary’s will,” said Coleman’s agent, Shielia Erickson.

Meanwhile, Coleman’s parents, W.G. “Willie” and Edmonia Sue Coleman have hired Orem attorney Frederick A. Jackman, who plans to file for formal probate in 4th District Court, Jackman said in a statement Thursday night.

“The Colemans don’t want to fight with anyone. They just want to bring their son home. Mr. and Mrs. Coleman are Gary Coleman’s surviving family. They’re hoping that by applying for Formal Probate, they can get through this process the right way,” according to the statement. “The status of the divorce, whether or not anyone has a will, these are all issues that should be brought to the family’s attention immediately. Formal Probate is the way we make sure it all gets handled properly.” -salt lake city tribune

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Actor Gary Coleman Dies|Funeral to come|YourFuneralGuy

28 May

Actor Gary Coleman has died,  hospitalized with a brain hemorrhage and in a coma he died at age 42 in Utah. There are no Funeral Arrangements public  at this time. Known for his acting on the Television series  “Different Strokes” He  was a television celebrity.

Actor Gary Coleman died Friday at the age of 42. The “Diff’rent Strokes” star had suffered a brain hemorrhage and died in a Utah hospital.

While the actor hadn’t landed a blockbuster role since childhood, fans have already begun outpouring support on Internet forums and on sites like Twitter.

via latimesblogs.latimes.com

Twitter is increasingly being used for memorials.

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