Single Upright Monuments

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Single upright monuments, also known as headstones or gravestones, are a common feature in cemeteries and burial grounds. These monuments are typically made of stone and are used to mark the final resting place of a person who has passed away.

As you start planning your loved one’s monument, contacting a memorial designer is helpful. Poplar Bluff Monument Works can help you to know what the most important things are to get on the headstone and give you a clear idea of how much area you have to honor your loved one. When you work with a memorial designer you get a wealth of knowledge including someone who knows about the cemetery regulations for your cemetery.

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Basics of Single Upright Monuments

Headstones come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be made from a variety of granite colors. Most commonly, single upright monuments are 3 feet tall and 1.5 feet tall.  They can be simple and understated, or highly decorative and ornate. Some headstones include a photograph of the deceased, while others have a carving or engraving of their name, dates of birth and death, and a personal message or quote.

Traditional single upright monuments, are typically made of granite and stand tall above the ground. This type of headstone is often rectangular or oval in shape and can be adorned with a variety of carvings and engravings. Some headstones may also include symbols such as crosses, angels, or other religious imagery.

Single Upright Monuments

Colors Available For Single Upright Monuments

  • Superior Black
  • Rustic Brown
  • Rushmore Mahogany
  • Morning Rose
  • Jet Black
  • India Red
  • Catseye Brown
  • American Black
  • Autumn Brown
  • Bahama Blue
  • Blue Pearl
  • Canyon Rose
  • Carnelian
  • Diamond Gray
  • Emerald Pearl
  • Georgia Gray
  • Gold Star
  • India Black
  • India Mist
  • Missouri Red
  • Lake Superior Green
  • Paradiso
  • Rockville Beige
  • Royal Emerald
  • Rustic Mahogany

Single Upright Designs

The choice of a headstone is a personal one and depends on the preference of the family or the individual. Some families choose a monument that reflects the personality and interests of their loved ones, while others prefer a more traditional design. Some families choose to have the headstone custom-made, while others select a pre-made design.

In conclusion, single upright monuments, also known as headstones or gravestones, are a common feature in cemeteries and burial grounds. They come in a variety of shapes, and sizes, and are used to mark the final resting place of a person who has passed away. They can be simple and understated, or highly decorative and ornate, and the choice of a headstone is a personal one.

Single Upright Monuments

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Clarence Johnson
2021-12-22
When someone kneeds services you can depend on their service
Monty Stickel
2021-08-12
Very nice people, came up with exactly what I wanted
Bradley Pulliam
2021-07-20
Very helpful and fair prices
MaryLee Jennings
2021-05-11
I purchased my mother's headstone several years ago. Great blend of empathy and business. Much more affordable than options around St. Louis. We are shopping for a two person mausoleum. Very professional.
Cheryl Whitmer
2020-09-04
They were very helpful. They made this unpleasant moment more pleasant . They really have a good variety of beautiful & unique monuments.
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2020-08-16
Even though they were busy with other customers they made me feel important.
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2020-07-21
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