Headstones are an important part of any family's grieving process and serves to help families cope with their losses.
Headstones are inscribed with dates leading as far back as the 1700s, and mark the graves of several generations.
There are Revolutionary War as well as Civil War veterans' graves, and several cemeteries are regularly visited by family and friends.
Headstones are attractive grave markers that can be positioned on the grave of a loved one.
It does not need to be purchased instantly.
If repairs are not undertaken then the right to erect and maintain a memorial will be terminated and the memorial may be removed.
During safety inspections, required by law, any cosmetic cement joints may break; this will not leave the headstone unsafe.
The Council has a legal responsibility to approve all inscriptions to ensure standards of decency are maintained.
The methods of dealing with unstable headstones has been revised and a metal stabiliser is now being used to avoid the stone being laid flat.
This will allow owners to make the necessary repairs within a 4 month period.
Certain varieties of stone may be more appropriate in some places than in others, not only for their appearance but also because of the effect of weather or local conditions.
A reputable memorial mason will advise you on all this.
Finding a suitable verse to use on a headstone of a loved one can be a difficult process.
Below is a list of popular verses.
Here are a list of verses for headstones.
Resting In The Arms Of Christ
Forever Missed, Forever Loved
Flying With The Angels
Your Memory Will Never Die
God's Precious Child
God Needed Another Angel
Sleep Well My Little Angel
Good Night Sweet Prince/Princess
Loving You Was Easy
Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit
Death Is Nothing At All
Walking Hand In Hand With Our Lord
Precious Memories, How They Linger
Her Children Arise Up And Call Her Blessed
And Jesus Said 'Come And Follow Me'
I Have Fought A Good Fight, I Have Finished My Course, I Have Kept The Faith
Come Unto Me, All Ye That Labour And Are Heavy Laden And I Will Give You Rest
Our Angel On Earth Has Gone Home
Our Beloved Father, We Will Never Forget You
Ours For Just A Moment, But Heaven Is Forever
A Brief Time On This Earth, Now With Our Lord For Eternity
Swept Away By Angels On A Heavenly Flight
Our Precious Child, You Are Loved, You Are Missed
Memories Carry Us Through, As The Angels Have Carried You
Loving Wife, Loving Mother, Your Reward Is At Hand
Caring Husband, Caring Father, Your Reward Is At Hand
We Would Miss You More, Did We Not Know That We Would See You Soon