Over the weekend, Ira Proctor, of Osceola, was surprised with a chance to meet her favorite comedian and actor Cedric The Entertainer.
Her daughter, Chutney, mentioned to her nephew Ran Carthon, that her mother was a fan of his friend Cedric and asked if he could get him to send her a greeting. Carthon then said that he could do better and arranged for the two to meet.
They enlisted the help of Proctor’s son, Alton Young, who concocted a story to get her and her husband to drive to Nashville for a “dinner’ that they thought would be honoring Carthon, instead they were met with tickets to a comedy show and a private meeting.
Along with Cedric The Entertainer, they met DL Hughley, Mike Epps, and Michael Eric Dyson. The comedy show was attended by the Proctors, their nephew, their daughter Chutney, and niece Yolanda.
Carthon, who is now the GM of the Tennessee Titans is the former director of player personnel of the San Francisco 49ers, gifted his Uncle Jessie with a signed 49ers helmet.
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