Harry Edsel Smith of Albany, New York:
Born 1903--Died 1942.
Looked up the elevator shaft
to see if the car was on the way down.
In a Thurmont, Maryland, cemetery:
Here lies an Atheist, all dressed up
and no place to go.
On the grave of Ezekial Aikle in
East Dalhousie Cemetery, Nova Scotia:
Here lies Ezekial Aikle, Age 102. Only the good die young.
In a London , England cemetery:
Here lies Ann Mann,
who lived an old maid
but died an old Mann.
Dec. 8, 1767
In a Ribbesford, England, cemetery:
Anna Wallace The children of Israel wanted bread, And the Lord sent them manna. Clark Wallace wanted a wife, And the Devil sent him Anna.
In a Ruidoso, New Mexico, cemetery:
Here lies Johnny Yeast. Pardon him for not rising.
In a Uniontown, Pennsylvania, cemetery:
Here lies the body of Jonathan Blake, Stepped on the gas instead of the brake.
In a Silver City, Nevada, cemetery:
Here lays The Kid, We planted him raw. He was quick on the trigger, But slow on the draw.
A lawyer's epitaph in England:
Sir John Strange. Here lies an honest lawyer, and that is Strange.
John Penny's epitaph in the Wimborne, England, cemetery:
Reader, if cash thou art in want of any, Dig 6 feet deep and thou wilt find a Penny.
In a cemetery in Hartscombe, England:
On the 22nd of June,
Jonathan Fiddle went out of tune.
Anna Hopewell's grave in Enosburg Falls, Vermont:
Here lies the body of our Anna, Done to death by a banana. It wasn't the fruit that laid her low, But the skin of the thing that made her go.Posted by Jill Fallon at July 10, 2014 12:15 PM | Permalink