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Headstone Oddities

I think we've all encountered a strange-looking headstone at one time or another while cemetery-hopping.  If you have a photo of a headstone oddity you'd like to see here, send it to me at for posting on this page.
Don't forget your camera the next time you're out tromping around in a cemetery!

Kaput - in more ways than one!
Thanks to DeJay for submitting this one.
Feb 31st????
Submitted by: DeAnn (found in IL)

Found in Iowa:  Jim has his own personalized license plate - "C Jim Go"
Thanks to Pat Hauge for submitting the pic of this unusual stone.

In for the long haul?
Submitted by DeJay (via Ruth)

Name...or profession??
Found in WI, Submitted by DeJay

"I don't believe it - I just don't believe it!"
Thanks to Sylvia P. for this bit of humor

Old Ellis Cemetery, Shelby Co., Illinois
Ellis Brothers:  Jesse born 1808
Lewis born 1810, Isaac B. born 1812
"Killed by Lightning" 1831
submitted by: DeAnn

Genealogy was Claire's game!
Thanks to Betty D. for submitting the photo of this stone found in MO.