Y’all Hallows’ Eve (Part 2): Words That Go (Goose)Bump in the Night

Following our tour of the Poe parts of town (see Part 1), in Part 2 we search cemeteries for single words that say it all, y’all.

At Pioneers Rest Cemetery.

halloween shiver mt olivetMount Olivet Cemetery.

halloween moan olivetMount Olivet Cemetery.

halloween howl moore mem gar cemMoore Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

halloween coffin mt olivetMount Olivet Cemetery.

Oakwood Cemetery. Note that in 1914 the city hired a man named “Graves” as sexton of Pioneers Rest Cemetery.

Oakwood Cemetery.

crosskillGreenwood Cemetery.

Mount Olivet.

halloween hazel ghost parker mem cemParker Memorial Cemetery in Grapevine.

cemetery name boss RH Rose Hill Cemetery. (Oh, come on. Admit it: You’ve had the fantasy, right?)

And now a few words from cemeteries around the state (photos from Find A Grave):

halloween mourning restland dallasRestland Memorial Park, Dallas County.

halloween griefFairmount Cemetery, Tom Green County.

halloween trembleDumas Cemetery, Moore County.

halloween shakeMission Burial Park South, Bexar County.

halloween diedrichEven if you died rich, you still died. Zoar Lutheran Church Cemetery, Colorado County.

halloween deadman beth bap ch marion countyBethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Marion County.

halloween killRogers Cemetery, Bell County.

halloween murdersTumlinson Cemetery, Atascosa County.

Houston National Cemetery, Harris County.

halloween bodyCedar Grove Cemetery, Camp County.

halloween bonesLlano Cemetery, Randall County.

halloween farewellOakland Cemetery, Dallas County.

halloween hellNew Braunfels Cemetery, Comal County.

As Hamlet said in his dying words:


halloween restRose Hill Cemetery, Smith County.


halloween silenceBrookside Memorial Park, Harris County.

And now a few words from cemeteries out of state and even north of the border (photos from Find A Grave):

Oak Hill Cemetery, Carroll County, Missouri.

halloween bloodthirstyUnity Burial Ground, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Echota Cemetery, Adair County, Oklahoma.

Old Middleton Cemetery, Montgomery County, Mississippi.

Hillside Cemetery, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.

halloween hauntLoudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore County, Maryland.

Greenwood Cemetery, Orange County, Florida.

halloween terrorLittle Prairie Cemetery, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

halloween scareBurr Oak Township Cemetery, St. Joseph County, Michigan.

halloween cringeSaint Mary’s Cemetery, Oneida County, New York.

South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Pima County, Arizona.

halloween sceamZion Hill AME Church Cemetery, Laurens County, Georgia.

Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg, Canada.

halloween faintGrandview Cemetery, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

halloween mortalSomerset Methodist Cemetery, Perry County, Ohio.

Berlin Cemetery, Camden County, New Jersey.

Culley’s MeadowWood Memorial Park, Leon County, Florida.

halloween heavenForest Hill Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama.

Saint Joseph Cemetery, Licking County, Ohio; Mount Avon Cemetery, Oakland County, Michigan; Lakeview Cemetery, Ottawa County, Ohio.

And now, dearly beloved, let us say a few final words as we lay to rest the mortal remains of this blog post:

halloween ashesLong Prairie Cemetery, Delaware County, Oklahoma.


halloween ashes 2Cramp Cemetery, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.


halloween dustOak Hill Memorial Cemetery, Logan County, Arkansas.


halloween dust 2Elmwood Cemetery, Linn County, Missouri.

Robinson Memorial Park, British Columbia, Canada; Summerville Cemetery, Union County, Oregon.

Y’all Hallows’ Eve (Part 3): Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties
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6 Responses to Y’all Hallows’ Eve (Part 2): Words That Go (Goose)Bump in the Night

  1. Janean says:

    The way kids are it could be tough growing up with some of those names.

  2. Sally Campbell says:

    We are liking (and curios about) Scare and Murder.

  3. John Olthoff says:

    Too bad they couldn’t put SHAKE, by Rattle & Roll

    • hometown says:

      And Rattle and Roll, like Shake, are real surnames! But I find none in Texas with a photo on Find a Grave.

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