Daughter of dead Alabama woman wins $12M from funeral home that lost her mother's ashes in 2011

Mail Online | 3/24/2011 | Jeremy Binckes For Dailymail.com
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The daughter of an Alabama woman whose remains went missing was awarded $12million after she filed a lawsuit against the funeral home that misplaced the ashes.

Shelley Hood's mother, Cecille Howard Taylor Gardner, died on March 24, 2011, and was cremated.

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But in 2015, Hood asked Pine Crest Funeral Home in Mobile where her mother's ashes were.

The funeral home's management responded by saying the woman's ashes would be found.

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In 2016, the company's general manager told Hood that the remains hadn't been located and no record existed of their whereabouts. Hood filed a lawsuit in 2017.

A jury ruled in favor of Hood on four of six counts, according to Al.com, and awarded her the...
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