And while you’re at it, take a few minutes to admire those carvings: willow, urn, columns, and stars galore. Are those laurel sprigs decorating the marker’s “shoulders”?
died (a saint)
17, June 1833,
Unfortunately, the epitaph is covered with algae and lichen so I can’t make it out. Would no doubt be an interesting read, considering Mrs. Ranney’s saintliness.
Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware County, Ohio