For an Infant or Child

  • Our little angel
  • Remembering a tiny angel
  • Sweetly sleeping
  • So small, so sweet, so soon
  • Our little angel
  • Remembering a tiny angel
  • Sweetly sleeping
  • So small, so sweet, so soon
  • And I will give you rest
  • For of such is the Kingdom of heaven
  • Called by one who loves him (her) dearly
  • Let thy child rest in hope and rise in glory
  • Our littlest angel who went back to heaven
  • Step softly, a dream lies buried here
  • Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven (anonymous)
  • Children bring their own love with them when they come (Jean Ingelow)
  • No jewel is as perfect as the innocence of childhood (anonymous)
  • Sleep, my little one, sleep (Harrington)
  • The child is the father of the man (Wordsworth)
  • God's garden has need of little flowers (anonymous)
  • Hush, my dear, be still and slumber; Jolly angels guard your bed (Watts)
  • Lord, we give you our littlest angel (anonymous)
  • Awaiting the touch of a little hand, and the smile of a little face (E. Field)
  • Children are the keys of paradise (R.H. Stoddard)
  • An angel visited the green earth, and took a flower away (Longfellow)
  • Even the tiniest child leaves behind love that lasts forever
  • If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever (Tennyson)
  • The dutifulness of children is the foundation of all virtue (Cicero)
  • What would the world be to us if children were no more? (Longfellow)
  • Sleep undisturbed within the peaceful shrine till angels wake thee with a note like thine (Samuel Johnson)
  • Children are a heritage of the Lord (Psalms 127: 3)
  • Little Boy Blue has gone away (Field)

Epitaphs and Words of Comfort

General Epitaphs and Words of Comfort

  • At rest
  • Rest in peace
  • In God's loving care
  • We will meet again
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For a Father, Husband, Son, Brother

  • Rest in peace
  • In loving memory
  • Entered into rest
  • Until we meet again
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For a Mother, Wife, Daughter or Sister

  • Sweet in her ways
  • She walked in beauty
  • The sweetest sounds to mortals given are heard in Mother, Home and Heaven
  • A mother's love grows by giving
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For an Infant or Child

  • Our little angel
  • Remembering a tiny angel
  • Sweetly sleeping
  • So small, so sweet, so soon
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From the Bible

  • In God’s care
  • Trust in God
  • The Lord is my shepherd
  • Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven
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From the Classics

  • Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy (Shakespeare)
  • The end and the reward of toil is rest (James Beattie)
  • In His will is our peace (Dante)
  • Music, when soft voices dies, vibrates in the memory... (Shelley)
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