Woman accused of embezzling more than $275K from Forsyth County funeral home

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Teresa Ashley Marion

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A woman is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Forsyth County funeral home.

Teresa Ashley Marion, 57, of Pinnacle, is charged with accessing a computer to defraud or obtain property and embezzlement by an employee, according to a news release from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

On March 25, sheriff’s investigators responded to Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home in Rural Hall following a report of embezzlement.

Based on evidence gathered by investigators, Marion was arrested on Sept. 30.

Marion was released from the Forsyth County Detention Center after posting a $50,000 secured bond.

The total amount embezzled was $278,666.51, the sheriff’s office said.

Marion is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 8.