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Memorial Inscriptions For Gravestones

Gravestones are usually inscribed with details such as the deceased’s name, date of birth, date of death, occupation, accomplishments, etc. and short phrases like:

“In memory of”
“Treasured memory of”
“Cherished memories of”
“Sacred to the memory of”
“In fondest memory”
“With Love We Remember”
“Eternally loved”
“Rest in peace”
“Forever with the Lord”
“Forever in our hearts”

In addition, you can honor a loved one by including verses from scriptures, beautiful poems, and even touchy song lyrics.

Moreover, you can compose a nice poem or a wonderful epitaph yourself to commemorate a life well lived.

Thus, inscriptions on grave markers can feature words of comfort and memorial sentiments. Besides, you can get the deceased loved one’s favorite quote, saying or catch phrase inscribed on the headstone.

Given below are some ideas for gravestone inscriptions

“You are always in my thoughts,
Your love is still my guide,
And though I cannot touch your hand,
I know you are by my side”

“You taught us many things in life That we would have to do But you never taught us how to cope with the hurt of losing you.”

“Though absent you are always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.”

“Sweet are the Memories that never fade”

“Love makes memory eternal”

“Beautiful memories left behind”

“Gone from our home but not from our hearts”

“Memory is a golden chain that binds us till we meet again”

“For all of us you did your best may god grant you eternal rest.”

“To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die.”

“A tiny flower lent not given, to bud on Earth and bloom in Heaven” (for infant gravestone)

“Too good in life to be forgotten in death”

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor touched but are felt in the heart”

“Gone is the face we loved so dear, silent the voice we loved to hear”

“Deep in our hearts your memory is kept, To love and to cherish and never forget”

“His life an inspiration, his death a benediction”

“Sadly missed along life’s way, Quietly remembered every day.”

“In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day”

“Peace is thine and sweet remembrance is ours.”

“Our Happiness Together
Are Memories Forever”

“Softly the leaves of memory fall,
Gently I gather and treasure them all,
Unseen, unheard you are always near,
So missed so loved so very dear”

“I am myself that day and that life; he who has faith in me will have life even if he is dead”

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”

“The Lord is my shepherd”

Apart from using quotes, verses, and short phrases as inscriptions, consider personalizing your loved one’s gravestone with a photo and meaningful symbols like dove, wreath, praying hands, butterfly, lily, angels, etc.