By using prayers and epitaphs, you can make your memorial very distinct and personal. You can
write your own or we have dozens of Epitaphs for you to choose from under the following headings:
Bible Verse Epitaphs
Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.
Believe on Him to life everlasting.
1 Timothy 1:16
He shall receive in the world to come eternal life.
The righteous shall go into life eternal.
Whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have eternal life.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
He that endureth to the end shall be saved.
The Lord hath given him rest from all his enemies.
11 Samuel 7:1
Thy remembrance shall endure into all generations.
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.
He that believeth in the Son hath everlasting life.
I rejoice in thy salvation
1 Samuel 2;1
The Lord is my Shepard, I shall not want.
This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well please.
Blessed is the man who maketh the Lord his trust.
Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden.
Sleep on now, and take your rest.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
…Well done, thou good and faithful servant.
I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead yet shall he live.
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
…All things work together for good to them that love God.
…Be thou faith unto death, and I will give the a crown of life.
…Not my will, but thine be done.
The Lord watch between me and thee, while we are absent, one from the other.
For with the is the foundation of life: in the light shall we see light.
God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
1 John iv:13
Greater love than this no one has, that one lay down his life for his friends.
This is the promise….. the life everlasting.
1st Epistle of John ii:25
For of such is the kingdom of heaven.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Classic Memorial Epitaphs
The soul that suffers is stronger than the soul that rejoices.
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts, not amid joy.
What seems to us but dim funeral tapers may be heaven’s distant lamps.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of Eternity.
There is a sweet job that comes to us through sorrow.
Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy.
Death is not a foe, but an inevitable adventure.
Sir Oliver Lodge
Every man’s life is a plan of God.
The acts of this life are the destiny of the next.
Sorrows are like tall angels with star-crowns in their hair.
Margery Eldredge Howell
The heart of him who truly loves is a paradise on earth.
Mutual love, the crown of all our bliss.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Humble love, and not proud science, keeps the door of heaven.
The greatest attribute of heaven is mercy.
Beaumont and Fletcher
Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule.
Nature’s loving proxy, the watchful mother.
Dust thou art, to dust returnest, was not spoken of the soul.
The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth,
One’s nearer God’s heart in a garden, than anywhere else on earth.
Till the master of all good workmen shall set us to work anew.
The end and the reward of toil is rest.
In His will is our peace.
Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past.
Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.
Each lonely scene shall thee restore.
Things past belong to memory alone, things future are the property of hope.
Yet in this heart’s most sacred place, thou, alone, shall dwell forever.
…There hath pass’d away a glory from the earth.
Joy, joy, forever! – My task is done – the gates are pass’d and heaven is won.
The cross leads generations on.
…The heart of man is restless until it finds its rest in Thee.
God is and all is well.
Death’s but a path to be trod if man would ever pass to God.
Onward to thy glory! ‘Tis always morning somewhere in the world.
Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.
He hath awakened from the dream of life.
Beyond is the infinite morning of a day without tomorrow.
Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers
The o’erfraught heart and bids it break…
Where He leads me I can safely go.
God gives us love. Something to love He lends us.
Whither thou goest, I will go.
But in the night of death hope sees a star, and listening
Love can hear the rustle of a wing.
There never was night that had no morn.
Faith builds a bridge across the gulf of death.
Until the day break, and the shadows flee away.
‘Tis not the whole of life, nor all of death to die.
Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.
Now twilight lets her curtain down and pins it with a star.
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Where there is much light the shadows are deepest.
His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than words, was simple doing good.
Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal
I think of you as watching from a time and space beyond the sky, a place where we might someday come
May the journey on your next adventure be as joy-filled as your time with us.
See you soon!
To the world you may have just been somebody, but to all of us you were the world.
Thank You for the time you spent here!
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, But by the moments
That take our breathe away
Behold my friends as you pass by as you are now, so once was I as I am now, soon you shall be. Give thyself to God and follow me
The kiss of sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One’s nearer
God’s heart in a garden, Than anywhere else on earth
Your presence is a gift to the world, You’re unique and one of a kind.
Your life can be what you want it to be, Take it one day at a time.
I can only hope we shall see each other again in that place where there is only love and no shadows fall.
You have touched my very being….I shall remember you
We miss you very much and love you dearly
We know our God is taking care of you and you are now one his special angels you are forever in our hearts
We cant wait to be with you again
You taught all that knew you what courage meant and have shown us an example in death as you did in life.
God give me strength in my life without you.
I pray you can see me now and be proud of what I have become because of your example, but most of all I thank you because you loved me so much
Don’t mourn my loss, whatever you do my leaving brings you closer to the loved ones I have left behind and all the joys the future holds
Shed not for her the bitter tear Nor give the heart to vain regret Tis but mere ashes that lie here, the gem that filled it sparkles yet
Beneath this simple stone that marks his resting place our precious darling sleeps alone in the Lord’s long embrace
No pain, no grief, no anxious fear can reach our loved one sleeping here.
Epitaphs for Females – Mother, Daughter, Sister
To know even one life breathed easier because she lived is to know she truly succeeded while here.
We can only be said to be alive when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. Let it be forever remembered she was always a diamond to us.
She never took no for an answer and pushed ahead when others paused. But a kinder, gentler woman you will never meet again.
She appreciated every moment because she knew she might never be able to experience it again.
She took in all the wonders of life wrapped them in a colorful package and gave it to us. We’ll miss you!
The past is history. The future, a mystery. But we will hold dear our memories of her, her smile, the sound of her laughter…forever.
She did more than exist, she lived. She did more than listen, she understood.
Rest peacefully, dear.
Goodbye to a wonderful mother and grandmother. She lived a long and wonderful life, and was loved by all who knew her. She will be dearly missed, but will live on in our hearts for generations.
Sleep on, sweet mother and wife.
And take thy rest, God called thee home
He thought it best
My wife, my friend , the mother dear in dreamless sleep repossess here
May those whose love to her was given
All meet and live with her in heaven
Mother thou art gone to rest.
And this shall be our prayer
That when we reach our journey’s end His glory we may share
God’s greatest gift returned to God – my mother
O’Lord I put her in thy hands
She had a kindly word for each and she died beloved to all
She lives with us in memory and will for evermore
May God grant you eternal rest, dear Mother
She concealed her tears but shared her smiles
God took her home, it was his will, but in our hearts she liveth still
God bless thee wheresoe’er thou art in his great universe today
She is resting peacefully with Jesus in that beautiful home above
Her memory is enshrined in our hearts
Her friendship was an inspiration, her love a blessing
Resting with those she loved
She served and kept the faith
She walked in beauty
Her friends were her world
She loved people and laughter
She would rather give than receive
God called her from among us to a home of eternal rest
Always loving always loved
To know her was to love her
She gave so much and demanded so little
Her children arise up and call her blessed
A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive
Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in
Every gesture dignity and love
When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music
She passed through glory’s morning gate and walked in paradise
Epitaphs for Males-Father, Son, Brother
If there is a another world, he lives in bliss if not another, he made the most of this
We laughed at him because he was different, he laughed at us because we were all the same. We will never laugh the same again
Only those who risk going too far will ever know how far they can go.
We will always remember just how far our wonderful boy could go!
Each life is like a letter of the alphabet. Alone it can be meaningless. Or, like his beautiful years with us, it can be part of a great meaning
He always stood for what was right and good and for this we shall forever cherish his memory.
What lies behind him and what lies before him are tiny matters compared
To what lied within him
He achieved success here because he lived well, laughed often and loved much.
We’ll forever miss you Daddy!
He left the world knowing he was loved.
Nothing in life could be a more precious gift.
You’ll always be in our heart, son!
He always did the things he thought he couldn’t do. Thank you for your courage and inspiration.
He never heard opportunity knock because he was too busy building doors.
Don’t forget us!
His true wealth was in his generous heart.
And what endless wealth he did have.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
He jumped into life and never touched bottom
Epitaphs for an infant
Hush my dear, be still and slumber; Jolly angels guard your bed
The dutifulness of children is the foundation of all virtue
Children bring their own love with them when they come
What would the world be to us if children were no more?
Oh, for boyhoods time of June crowding years into one brief moon
Sleep undisturbed within the peaceful shrine
Till angels wake thee with a note like thine
No jewel is as perfect as the innocence of childhood
Sleep, my little one, sleep
Children are a heritage of the Lord.
The child is the father of the man
Little Boy Blue has gone away
God’s garden has need of little flowers
Remembering a tiny angel
So small, so sweet, so soon
Lord, we give you our littlest angel
Budded (or blossomed) on earth to bloom in Heaven
For of such is the Kingdom of Heaven
His was a man’s courage
Our littlest angel who went back to Heaven
Called by one who loves him dearly
Let thy child rest in hope and rise in glory
Awaiting the touch of a little hand, and the smile of a little face
Children are the keys of paradise
An angel visited the green earth, and took a flower away
Born Into Heaven
Words of Comfort Epitaphs
Gone, but not forgotten
In Loving Memory of
To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die
Entered into rest
Until we meet again
I shall but love thee better after death
Forever in our hearts
Always in our hearts
At rest with God/ Rest in Peace
Too well loved to ever be forgotten
Asleep in Jesus
Home with God, which is far better
Ours for a little while, with Jesus forever
Everlasting life through Christ
Asleep in Christ Jesus
Beloved of the Lord
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on
Rest in thine, sweet memory ours
Loving memories last forever
Hasten, on blessed hour or reunion
Not lost to memory! Not lost to love! But gone to our Father’s house above
Step softly, a dream lies buried here
Your love will light my way, your memory is ours unchanged forever
What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever
Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember them
He longest lives who most to others gives, himself forgetting
May the soul of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace
He gave thee, He took thee, and He will restore thee
God could not have made earthly ties so strong to break them in eternity
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