Prairie Ridge Cemetery - Lamar County, TX

Prairie Ridge Cemetery is also called Sumner Academy Cemetery. It is located in the northwest quadrant of the county, about 7 miles northwest of the intersection of Loop 286 and Highway 79, about one mile east of the Sumner community. It is on County Road 33250 one mile north of Highway 79 and about one mile south of the Emberson community in Block 23 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. There are 356 known graves. The oldest inscribed grave is that of Lucinda F. Sumner who died 15 Mar 1885. The cemetery was recorded on 25 Jan 1992 by Debbie Anderson, Ron Brothers, Patricia Ferguson, Ruth Renfro and Roberta Woods.

GPS coordinates are 33° 44' 58.34 N, 95° 39' 07.26 W.

 

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