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. It was.
Ezekial Aikle in East Dalhousie Cemetery, Nova Scotia:
Here lies Ezekial Aikle, Age 102. Only the Good Die Young.
In a Ruidoso, New Mexico cemetery:
Here lies Johnny Yeast. Pardon him for not rising.
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.
On a grave from the 1880s in Nantucket Massachusetts:
Under the sod and under the trees, Lies the body of Jonathan Pease. He is not here, there’s only the pod. Pease shelled out and went to God.
In a cemetery in England:
Remember man, as you walk by, As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so shall you be. Remember this and follow me.
To which someone replied by writing on the tombstone: To follow you I’ll not consent. Until I know which way you went.