Hawkins County

Cemetery owner ordered to stop running business

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. - The Tennessee Commissioner of the Department of Commerce and Insurance has issued a cease and desist order for the owner of a Hawkins County Cemetery.

According to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, Vickie Ringley owns Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.

The order prohibits Ringley from any further operation of the cemetery pending the outcome of a court hearing.

Ringley is charged with felony forgery in a case involving the cemetery.

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