Cully (Brown), Zara b. January 26, 1892 d. February 28, 1978 Actress. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts she did not come into acting until quite late. She made her television debut in "Run For Your Life" in 1966 at the age of 74. She appeared in character roles through out the 1960 and 1970 in such television series as "Night Gallery," "Days of Our Live," and "The Mod Squad." Her best remembered role, however, was that of Mother Jefferson who was introduced in a 1974 episode of "All in the Family." She reprised the role once more before the spinoff series...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: cancer Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Columbarium of Victory
Evans, Mike b. November 3, 1949 d. December 14, 2006 Actor. He is best remembered for the role of "Lionel Jefferson" in the 1970s television comedy series "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons". He also had guest appearances in such television shows as "The Streets of San Francisco", "Love, American Style", "The Practice" and "Walker, Texas Ranger". Evans also had a memorable performance in the 1970s television mini-series "Rich Man, Poor Man". In addition to his acting career, Evans co-created the 1970s television series "Good Times". (Bio by: C.S.) Cause of death: Throat cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Garrett, Susie b. December 29, 1931 d. May 24, 2002 Actress. Susie Garrett had rolls on 'Punky Brewster' and ''The Jeffersons'. She played Betty Johnson on "Punky Brewster" and also appeared in 10 episodes of the CBS television show called "The Jefferson's", that featured an African American family's rise into high society. Susie has a sister who is also an actress, Marla Gibbs, who played George and Louise Jefferson's maid. Television producer, Aaron Spelling, was the first person who saw her in the '227' play. In turn, she signed a contract...[Read More] Cause of death: Cancer Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Hemsley, Sherman b. February 1, 1938 d. July 24, 2012 Actor. He is best remembered for his role as George Jefferson on the CBS television comedy series "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" and as Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC television comedy series "Amen." Born Sherman Alexander Hemsley, he dropped out of high school and joined the US Air Force, serving for 4 years. After his enlistment was completed, he returned to Philadelphia, working for the US Post Office and attending night classes at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. He moved to New York...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Plot: Section M1, plot 73
Roker, Roxie Albertha b. August 28, 1929 d. December 2, 1995 Actress. She is best known for her portrayal as 'Helen Willis' on the popular television sitcom "The Jefferson's" and mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz. Raised in Brooklyn, New York, she later attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1952. While at Howard she was a very active member in the Howard Players and was featured in several productions. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroity, Inc. After graduation, she moved to New...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) Cause of death: Breast cancer Southern Memorial Park, North Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Plot: East Court 2 Lot 19 Gr 2B in the grass area on the left side by side walk.
Sanford, Isabel b. August 29, 1917 d. July 9, 2004 Actress. She is best remembered for her role as Louise "Weezy" Jefferson on the CBS television sitcoms "All in the Family," that ran from 1971 until 1975, and "The Jeffersons," from 1975 until 1985. Born Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford, she was the youngest of seven children, but was the only one to survive beyond infancy. As a young teenager, she aspired to be an actress but her mother discouraged her dream as she felt that show business was "the road to degradation". She disregarded her mother's...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Natural causes Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance