What is the opposite of epigraph?

Epilogue is the word that comes to mind.

What is the opposite of epigraph?

Epilogue is the word that comes to mind.

Can you put any name on a headstone?

There are no hard and fast rules about putting a maiden name on a headstone. We find that the inclusion of a maiden name is requested in only a small number of our commissions. However, I think adding a maiden name should be considered, especially if there is plenty of space on the headstone.

What does epitaph mean in English?

1 : an inscription on or at a tomb or a grave in memory of the one buried there. 2 : a brief statement commemorating or epitomizing a deceased person or something past.

Who is responsible for gravestones?

The family would be responsible for the care and repair of the tombstones. A cemetery can be owned by an individual, a corporation, a church, a town, a city, township, county, or state. And the laws will differ depending on the group or government agency that owns a cemetery.

What do you put on your husband’s headstone?

Short Sayings

  • A long life well lived.
  • Always together.
  • Always loving, always loved.
  • At peace.
  • At rest.
  • A beloved mother/father/husband/wife.
  • Devoted in love.
  • Finis.

How long before you can put a headstone on a grave?

6-12 months

What is an epitaph answer?

Answer: Walter de la Mare in her poem “An Epitaph” describes a beautiful lady, who after her death is lying in a grave. He is highly aggrieved by her death.

What does an epitaph look like?

An epitaph is a short text honouring a deceased person, (often inscribed or engraved on their headstone, monument, memorial plaque, gravestone, tombstone or cemetery marker). It usually includes the person’s name, dates of birth and death, along with a meaningful quote or Bible verse.

What is the difference between a gravestone and a headstone?

Originally, a tombstone was the stone lid of a stone coffin, or the coffin itself, and a gravestone was the stone slab that was laid over a grave. Now, all three terms are also used for markers placed at the head of the grave. Graves and any related memorials are a focus for mourning and remembrance.