She was buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery on Sept. 16, 2008, with a headstone saying, “Queen of Pin-Ups.”
Donations flowed in from around the world, and Spann finally got a headstone—30 years after he died.
His most recent novel, headstone, was published last fall.
On his headstone is inscribed a simple, ineradicable fact: “Here Lies Eric Arthur Blair.”
But the sight of that headstone made his existence more real to me, made me a little more humble and oddly very joyful.
When all other service is vain, from plant and tree the soft mosses and grey lichen take up their watch by the headstone.
The headstone, set up by the parson, bore the words "Peccator Maximus."
Above the coffin on Alderton's headstone is an ornament, apparently palms.
We piled after Ase, who'd made a dash to get to the headstone first.
He could no longer keep his eyes upon the headstone, could no longer think of the grave and what it held.