The Flomaton Town Council gave its approval to Jimmy Henderson to move forward with a private family cemetery on land he owns off of Highway 113.
Henderson told the council his attorney told him the first step was to see if there were any objections from the town and noted it still had to be approved by the county health department.
Mayor Dewey Bondurant said all the lots at the Flomaton Cemetery are full and there are no more for sale.
Henderson said his lots will not be for sale but reserved for family members and possibly close friends.
In other business Monday night the town council: