Choosing the inscription for a loved one is often difficult. This page has been designed to try to assist you. Below is a selection of traditional layouts commonly used. We hope that these can be used to inspire you to create your personal epitaph.

Deep In My Heart You Will Always Stay, Loved And Remembered Every Day.

Tenderly I Treasure The Past, With Memories That Will Always Last.

Forever In Our Thoughts.

Dearly Loved, Sadly Missed.

His Life A Beautiful Memory, His Absence A Silent Grief.

Example of Headings

Traditional Set Out

Traditional Inscriptions are usually set out as follows:

  • HEADING

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

  • NAME OF DECEASED

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

  • HEADING

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

  • NAME OF DECEASED

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

  • HEADING

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

  • NAME OF DECEASED

    e.g. In Loving Memory Of

TEXT OR VERSE :-e.g. Always In Our Thoughts.
Example of Descriptions Example of Descriptions
A Devoted Husband, Dad And Grandad At Rest 1st January 2006 Aged 90
A Beloved Husband, Father And Grandfather Died 1st January 2006 Aged 90 Years
A Dear Husband, Dad And Brother Who Fell Asleep 1st January 2006 Aged 90
A Loving Wife, Mother And Grandmother 1. Dec. 1915 – 1. Jan. 2006
A Special Wife, Mother And Nan Who Passed Away 1st January 2006 Aged 90 Years
A Dearly Loved Wife, Mum, Nan And Sister Who Departed This Life 1st January 2006 Aged 90
A Truly Cherished Son, Brother And Grandson Who Entered Into Rest 1st Jan. 2006 Aged 90 Years
An Irreplaceable Daughter And Sister Tragically Taken From Us 1st January 2006
A Devoted Husband, Dad And Grandad Born 1st Dec. 1915
And Friend To All Who Knew Him. Died 1st Jan 2006

Example of Texts

Single Line Texts

  • In Gods Keeping
  • Peace Perfect Peace
  • Forever In Our Hearts
  • Always In Our Thoughts
  • Loving You Always, Forgetting You Never
  • Loves Last Gift, Remembrance
  • So Dearly Loved, So Sadly Missed
  • Resting Where No Shadows Fall
  • Beautiful Memories Left Behind
  • Grant Him Thy Eternal Rest

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Dearly Loved, Sadly Missed Till We Meet Again Reunited Forever In Our Thoughts Rest In Peace Always In Our Hearts Together Again Dearly Loved, Sadly Missed

Two Line Verses

  • Tenderly I Treasure The Past, With Memories That Will Always Last.
  • A Tiny Flower Lent Not Given, To Bud On Earth And Bloom In Heaven.
  • Sweet Are The Memories,That Never Fade.
  • Always In Our Hearts, Forever In Our Thoughts.
  • Deep In My Heart You Will Always Stay, Loved And Remembered Every Day.
  • His Life A Beautiful Memory, His Absence A Silent Grief.
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Four Line Verses:

A Special Smile, A Special Face A Special Mum We Can’t Replace, You Gave Your Love, Your Whole Life Through God Bless You Mum, We Love You Too.

No Farewells Were Spoken No Time To Say Goodbye, You Were Gone Before We Knew It And Only God Knows Why.

A Special Smile, A Special Face A Special Mum We Can’t Replace, You Gave Your Love, Your Whole Life Through God Bless You Mum, We Love You Too.

Though All The Tears And Heartache There’s One Thing For Which I’m Glad,That You Choose Me To Share With You Those Precious Years We Had.

Our Stone Artist will layout the inscription and choose the most suitable fonts he feels will look good and at the same time, be achievable on the type of memorial you have chosen. Below are a selection of popular layouts and fonts. If you would like to consult our artists to customise your own layout, please call 01244 680 704.

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