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Published: September 30, 2019

After the death of a close family member, choosing the right kind of gravestone is one way to honor that person's memory.  Every person has a different way of showing their love for someone they have lost, and they want to do something special to remember them. Personalizing a gravesite is one way to do this.  Here are some ideas you might want to consider:

Planting flowers near the gravestone is a great way to create a bright spot in that area.  If the decedent had certain flowers that they loved a lot, make it a point to plant those at the gravesite.  Every time you see those flowers, it will remind you of your loved one.

You can keep framed photographs near the gravesite as these become a visual medium to remember your loved one. Anyone that visits the graveside to pay their respects can also look at the photos and gain some peace.  Make sure that the photo frames are weather-resistant as they will be exposed to climatic changes.

You can place a funeral wreath on the grave and get customized ones with different types of materials.  Like the photographs, opt for materials that are weather-resistant and which will not fade when exposed to the sun's rays. You can write small notes and place them at the gravesite. It is a good way to express your feelings and find some solace when you visit the grave.

Personalizing a grave is a way to help you recover from your loss and focus on all the good times that you spent with that person. If you want to know about our support and funeral services, don’t hesitate to contact us at The Jerry Spears Company. Our team will be happy to help.

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