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Relatives of people buried at troubled Tennessee cemetery to visit loved ones for 3 hours

  • People visited Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

    People visited Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)  (The Associated Press)

  • Shirley Reid cries during a memorial service at Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

    Shirley Reid cries during a memorial service at Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)  (The Associated Press)

  • Darnell Bonner plays "Amazing Grace" during a memorial ceremony at Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

    Darnell Bonner plays "Amazing Grace" during a memorial ceremony at Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)  (The Associated Press)

Relatives of people buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery will have the opportunity to visit their deceased loved ones for the first time since the cemetery closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling bodies.

Galilee Memorial Gardens in Bartlett is set to open for three hours Monday afternoon to allow family members of people buried there to pay their respects on Memorial Day.

The public has been kept out of the cemetery since it was closed and placed in state receivership in early 2014, based on charges filed against owner Jemar Lambert that he buried bodies on land adjacent to the cemetery and buried three bodies in a single grave.

Lambert has pleaded guilty and is serving a sentence of 10 years' probation.