as in inscription
something inscribed on a gravestone in memory of a dead person The epitaph reads "In loving memory of John Gray: husband, father, soldier."

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“Epitaph.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/epitaph. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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