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Headstone inscriptions for Mam / Mother's / Parents

It’s a very difficult task trying to think of what to write on your Mams (or a parents headstone / gravestone.) We have put together an extensive list of over 170 epitaphs but below are over 40 epitaphs especially for Mams and Mothers to try to capture their loving character, values and interests.

Here are some suggestions for gravestone inscriptions for Mam's / parents:

1. “A loving wife, mother, and friend. Forever in our hearts.”

2. “She loved and was loved.”

3. “Safely home, hand in hand.”

4. “A devoted and caring mom. She will be deeply missed.”

5. “An inspiration to all.”

6. “Until we meet again.”

7. “Beautiful souls reunited.”

8. “A beautiful lady, we miss you.”

9. “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine.”

10. “The love of a mother is ever present.”

11. “And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.”

12. “A mother holds her children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever.”

13. “A shining example of love and strength. Rest in peace, Mam.”

14. “A beautiful woman, a perfect wife.”

15. “Our loving mother.”

16. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

17. “Mam, your love, guidance, and strength will always be with us. Rest in peace.”

18. “She was a tiny bird with a big song!”

19. “A woman of grace and dignity.”

20. “Forever in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in peace, Mam.”

21. “Loving, loyal and full of laughter.”

22. “She loved everyone.”

23. “Devoted mother.”

24. “Just whisper my name in your heart and I will be there.”

25. “Missed with grief beyond tears and words.”

26. “In loving memory of a wonderful Mother. She will always be with us.”

27. “Beloved Mother, our guide, and our counsellor.”

28. “She touched the lives of many.”

29. “A Mother’s love is unconditional. Rest in peace, Mam.”

30. “A tender Mother, a faithful friend.”

31. “Forever together, Mum & Dad.”

32. “Lived life to the full.”

33. “A loving Mum, tender and kind, what a beautiful memory you left behind.”

34. “I / We Miss You.”

35. “There was grace in her steps, love in every gesture.”

36. “Your smiles, love & hearts will be forever missed.”

37. “We lived together in happiness, we rest together in peace.”

38. “She asked for so little but gave so much.”

39. “Mam, your kindness and warmth touched the lives of all who knew you. Rest in peace.”

40. “She touched everyone with special love and kindness.”

41. “Treasured memories of our dear parents.”

42. “Gardening in heaven.”

43. “Simply the best.”

These are just suggestions, and you can tailor the inscription to reflect your own feelings and the personality of your Mam. Some people also choose to include a favourite quote or passage from the Bible, a poem, or a song on a headstone inscription. You can find these in our “more” dropdown menu or you can click a link below.

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