Memorial Inscriptions

Guide Format

TREASURED MEMORIES OF

OUR DEAR MOTHER

JOSEPHINE DOE

WHO PASSED AWAY

AGED 85 YEARS

Alternative Openings

IN LOVING MEMORY

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF

CHERISHED MEMORIES OF

IN REMEMBRANCE OF

IN EVER LASTING MEMORY OF

IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF

Alternative Endings

AT REST

RESTING

REST IN PEACE

IN GOD’S KEEPING

PEACE PERFECT PEACE

NOT LOST, BUT GONE BEFORE

HE LIVES FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS

SO DEARLY LOVED, SO SADLY MISSED

SLEEPING

ABIDE WITH ME

SIMPLY THE BEST

THY WILL BE DONE

FOREVER IN OUR THOUGHTS

LOVES LAST GIFT REMEMBRANCE

GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

TOO DEARLY LOVED TO BE FORGOTTEN

Verses

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD I SHALL NOT WANT

REST AFTER WEARINESS, PEACE AFTER PAIN

ONLY GOODNIGHT BELOVED NOT FAREWELL

UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY

TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE WE LOVE IS NOT TO DIE

GOD HAS YOU IN HIS KEEPING, WE HAVE YOU IN OUR HEARTS

IN OUR MINDS A CONSTANT THOUGHT, IN OUR HEARTS A SILENT SORROW

TO THE WORLD HE/SHE WAS JUST A PART, TO ME HE/SHE WAS THE WHOLE WORLD

HIS LIFE A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY, HIS ABSENCE A SILENT GRIEF

FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING, LEAVE ME NOW OUR LOVED ONE SLEEPING

THOUGH HER/HIS SMILE HAS GONE FOR EVER AND HER/HIS HAND WE CANNOT TOUCH WE SHALL NEVER LOSE SWEET MEMORIES OF THE ONE WE LOVED SO MUCH

GOD FOUND THE PATH WAS GROWING ROUGH, THE HILL TOO STEEP TO CLIMB SO HE/SHE GENTLY CLOSED HIS/HER EYELIDS, AND WHISPERED ‘PEACE BE THINE’

LOVED ONE, THOU ART NE’ER FORGOTTEN, TIS SWEET TO BREATHE THY NAME, IN LIFE I LOVED YOU DEARLY, IN DEATH I DO THE SAME.