Lyles-Sanders Cemetery

From Mt Enterprise, west on Hwy 84 several miles. Turn right (north) onto CR 3155. Go a short distance and turn left (west) onto CR 3206 (or 3209). Go about one mile, turn right (north) onto CR 3166. Cemetery is on the left.

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Originally serving the Lyles and Sanders Families, this burial ground was established in 1860, when infant Susan Lyles was interred here. By 1899, individuals from outside the family, living in communities like Iron Mountain, Gould, Sulpher Springs, Oak Flat, and Glen Fawn, began using the burial ground. This property was officially donated for cemetery use in 1923, and another acre was added in 1977. The cemetery features a Woodmen of the World monument, vertical stones and obelisks. Interments include veterans of conflicts dating to the Civil War. Nowadays, Lyles-Sanders Cemetery continues to serve the area, while remaining a chronicle of Southern Rusk County pioneers. (2010)