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Synonyms for headstone

Synonyms for headstone

the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

a stone that is used to mark a grave

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But the grave marker lady - so known because of where she works, a white cottage along Burbank Boulevard with ``Grave Markers'' posted on its fence - is ready to listen.
BLACK MAGIC Memorabilia on display and, above, grave marker
Savides pleaded guilty and was found guilty of one count of removing a grave marker, and four counts of receiving stolen property valued at less than $250.
That first generation was so busy establishing a new life in this country that acquiring the most durable of grave markers Was not the top priority, so such markers that are known to exist are a prize.
David Morley tells me: "I think he may be buried at Longwood but I am not too sure as I cannot find any grave marker there.
One of them is the stone at Yarrow, which I am sure is his grave marker.
A memorial plaque and grave marker have been unveiled in a service at St Peter's Church, Redcar.
For those veterans who, for a variety of reasons, choose not to be buried in a national or state-run veterans cemetery or request a government grave marker, the U.
One other grave marker will need to be re-sited as it is so close to the footprint of the proposed extension.
Many wanted an ecofriendly grave marker made from plants or trees instead of a traditional headstone.
Akizo Izutani, 74, from Osaka offered a cup of coffee and croissant together with four other family members to the grave marker of his daughter Junko, who died in the accident at the age of 20, and said, ''We are doing fine.
How apropos that the woman who famously said, "A rose is a rose is a rose," has a flower box at her grave marker where visitors are encouraged to plant their floral offerings.
Her keen observations of nature, people, and a crumbling grave marker demonstrate how writers find inspiration for their stories everywhere.
Recently, when her health began to fail, she declared that on her death she wanted no memorial service and no grave marker, a directive fully in keeping with her long-standing belief in the exemplary character of the role and identity of the contemporary artist.
The military record includes names, dates of birth and death, dates of military service, service branch and military rank, cemetery information, and grave marker location.