Burial Services Program
Respondent: Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park – East, Memphis, TN
Violation: Failure to maintain the cemetery so as to reflect respect for the memory of the
Action: $250 Civil Penalty
Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Respondent: Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park – South, Memphis, TN
Violation: Immoral or unprofessional conduct – failure to furnish contracted merchandise
or services for two years after receiving payment
Action: $1000 Civil Penalty
With Civil penalties that are this small it appears to be an open invitation to re-offend. Unfortunately, this case is associated with another in Michigan involving over 70 million dollars. 22 million was involved in the Forest Hill case according to the article today. Previous articles indicated that sentencing was scheduled for a man found guilty on Jan. 24th. This case is set for trial on March 3.
You can read about the Michigan case here.