Northcutt & Son
Home for Funerals

Monuments

Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals offers a wide variety of monument sizes and styles to suit every cemetery requirement and family budget. We hope this guide will be helpful in determining which type of monument you are interested in. Please feel free to visit our Online Catalog & Monument Designer to browse our extensive catalog of designs that may be customized for you and your loved ones. You may also try your hand at designing your own.

Family or Estate Monuments

These monuments typically display a family name and have multiple ledgers, bevel markers, slant markers or flat markers to represent individual members of the family.

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Companion Monuments

These monuments typically have inscription panels on the face of the monument for individuals.

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Individual Monuments

These monuments are typically smaller and are ideal for individuals. It is possible to place inscriptions on one of these monuments for two individuals, however space may be limited.

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Half Serpentine Monuments

These monuments may be used for Family or Estate monuments, Individual Monuments or Companion monuments depending on the arrangment of the inscriptions and placement of markers or ledgers for individuals. It is also a nice way to feature a vase for flowers.

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Wing-Style Monuments

These are popular companion style monuments and present a nice opportunity for a flower vase.

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Slant Markers

These are called Slants due to the slanted face. This face makes the monument easier to read as a visitor approaches the grave from a distance. These are available in single and double sizes.

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Bevel Markers

These are called Bevels because of the bevelled or slanted face of the marker. This makes the monument easy to read when standing at the foot of the grave site.

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Font Examples

The image below shows several fonts and colors that may be used when engraving a monument.

examples of fonts for monument engraving

Flat Markers

These are also called Grass Markers or Flush Markers because the are flat or flush agains the grass at the grave site.

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Ledgers

Grave Ledgers, also called Covers, are ideal for use with Family or Estate monuments where individual graves need to be marked. These offer ample room for inscriptions and dates.

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Etchings

Etchings are typically placed on black stones and may be created by hand with a diamond tipped tool or with the use of a laser. Etchings may be high contrast black and white, or they may be in color.

monument cemetery

Benches

Benches are an ideal way to remember a loved on in a non-traditional setting such as a courtyard or other public area. Some cemetery lots may be large enough to allow a bench.

monument cemetery

Mausoleums or Crypts

These may be large enough to walk into and may provide room for one to twelve spaces depending upon the size.

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Columbarium or Cremation Monument

Most all monuments may be fitted with a cored space in the monument or base for storage of cremains. Some monuments, however, are specially designed for cremains. The small cremation bench and the larger columbarium shown below are examples of just two alternatives.

monument cemetery

Designs shown © Design Mart 1968-2012 and are used with permission of Design Mart, License Number .

Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Inc.400 Fraley Dr.Morehead, Kentucky 40351(606) 784-6491

Northcutt and Son Home for Funerals, Inc.

Monuments

Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals offers a wide variety of monument sizes and styles to suit every cemetery requirement and family budget. We hope this guide will be helpful in determining which type of monument you are interested in. Please feel free to visit our Online Catalog & Monument Designer to browse our extensive catalog of designs that may be customized for you and your loved ones. You may also try your hand at designing your own.

Family or Estate Monuments

These monuments typically display a family name and have multiple ledgers, bevel markers, slant markers or flat markers to represent individual members of the family.

monument cemetery

Companion Monuments

These monuments typically have inscription panels on the face of the monument for individuals.

monument cemetery

Individual Monuments

These monuments are typically smaller and are ideal for individuals. It is possible to place inscriptions on one of these monuments for two individuals, however space may be limited.

monument cemetery

Half Serpentine Monuments

These monuments may be used for Family or Estate monuments, Individual Monuments or Companion monuments depending on the arrangment of the inscriptions and placement of markers or ledgers for individuals. It is also a nice way to feature a vase for flowers.

monument cemetery

Wing-Style Monuments

These are popular companion style monuments and present a nice opportunity for a flower vase.

monument cemetery

Slant Markers

These are called Slants due to the slanted face. This face makes the monument easier to read as a visitor approaches the grave from a distance. These are available in single and double sizes.

monument cemetery

Bevel Markers

These are called Bevels because of the bevelled or slanted face of the marker. This makes the monument easy to read when standing at the foot of the grave site.

monument cemetery

Font Examples

The image below shows several fonts and colors that may be used when engraving a monument.

examples of fonts for monument engraving

Flat Markers

These are also called Grass Markers or Flush Markers because the are flat or flush agains the grass at the grave site.

monument cemetery

Ledgers

Grave Ledgers, also called Covers, are ideal for use with Family or Estate monuments where individual graves need to be marked. These offer ample room for inscriptions and dates.

monument cemetery

Etchings

Etchings are typically placed on black stones and may be created by hand with a diamond tipped tool or with the use of a laser. Etchings may be high contrast black and white, or they may be in color.

monument cemetery

Benches

Benches are an ideal way to remember a loved on in a non-traditional setting such as a courtyard or other public area. Some cemetery lots may be large enough to allow a bench.

monument cemetery

Mausoleums or Crypts

These may be large enough to walk into and may provide room for one to twelve spaces depending upon the size.

monument cemetery

Columbarium or Cremation Monument

Most all monuments may be fitted with a cored space in the monument or base for storage of cremains. Some monuments, however, are specially designed for cremains. The small cremation bench and the larger columbarium shown below are examples of just two alternatives.

monument cemetery

Designs shown © Design Mart 1968-2012 and are used with permission of Design Mart, License Number .


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