A typical Doric cube of the early twentieth century. The stained glass is rather good. Charles A. Brooks was interred here in 1906, and Anna Cloyde Woodward Brooks in 1931; according to cemetery records, they are the only residents.
An ornate Celtic cross, probably put up in 1951 when John Evon Nelson died. Celtic crosses became popular in the late 1800s, promoted especially by the Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co., and they have remained a popular niche item ever since.
There may be others, but this is the only zinc monument old Pa Pitt can remember finding in the Homewood Cemetery. Zinc monuments were prohibited in many high-class cemeteries, but sometimes people sneaked them in anyway. It’s actually a rather sumptuous monument by zinc standards, but it’s quite modest by Homewood Cemetery standards.