Updated: 11:18 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 | Posted: 8:16 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
By Kelli Wynn
Consumers are encouraged to do their due diligence when selecting a funeral home, according to Jennifer Baugess, Compliance Administrative assistant for the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Here are some other tips:
Dayton Daily News Reporter Kelli Wynn broke this story in January 2010 after confirming that the funeral home’s articles of incorporation had been canceled in 2009 for unpaid state taxes.
Her inquiries with the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors prompted an investigation into the funeral home’s operations, which led to a state examiner recommending in November that the state board revoke Scherrie McLin’s funeral director’s license and the funeral home’s license.