Coleman’s Funeral Canceled As Parents, Ex-Wife Fight

As was first to report, the legal fight surrounding custody of Gary Coleman’s body has delayed his funeral.

Ex-wife Shannon Price had made plans to farewell the former Diff’rent Strokes star in Salt Lake City this weekend.

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But Coleman’s estranged parents, Willie and Sue Coleman, as reported, have filed for Formal Probate — and want to bury Coleman’s body to Illinois.

The funeral director organizing the ceremony in Utah has confirmed that the service — originally slated for Saturday — was no longer taking place.

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Blake Yates, from Memorial Estates in Utah, would give no more information about the cancellation — but Coleman’s agent confirmed that it was due to a family feud.

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

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Coleman died at 42-years-old on May 28, following a brain hemorrhage caused by a fall at his home.

Price yanked Coleman off his life support machine, despite no longer being his wife.

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“I don’t want people to sit there and think I’m a bitch, and that I didn’t care about him,” Price said on Thursday.

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