(one's) final resting place

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(one's) final resting place

The location where one's body is interred after death. After I die, I want my ashes to be buried with the seed of an oak, so that instead of a headstone, I might have a new, living tree mark my final resting place.
See also: final, place, resting
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He will be laid to his final resting place this morning according to Islamic rites.
With his close ties to Texas, it's not surprising Bush would select the state cemetery as his final resting place. Bush, now 70, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but grew up in Midland and Houston.
On behalf of Army Chief, Garrison Commander Kharian Maj Gen Nadir Khan laid a wreath on his final resting place. The legendary soldiier was posthumously awarded with Nishan-i-Haider on his heroics in 1965 war.
Onlookers stopped in the street as the hearse carrying the small coffin took David to his final resting place.
Town councillor Chris Lines arranged a visit to his final resting place in Kirkdale Cemetery in Liverpool, with Alison Hodgson of Sedgefield Local History Society and Charlie Lines and Joe Whitehill, two pupils from Sedgefield Primary School.
Martyr Anas Na'em was escorted to his final resting place in a solemn ceremony in Hama city on Monday.
The moved graves meant there was confusion about his final resting place. Since the court document was published, the presidency as well as Mandela's family and friends have said his condition has improved.
His final resting place - which turns out may not be so final after all - was lost over the years to redevelopment, ultimately tarmacked over to make a car park.
DARTS legend Jocky Wilson is carried to his final resting place as stars from the world of sport look on.
And so therefore this is being handled in an appropriate manner."Burying bin Laden's body at sea would ensure that his final resting place does not become a shrine and a place of pilgrimage for his followers, ABC television reported earlier.
Details of the burial place and the original date were released earlier this week, following speculation over his final resting place.
Summary: Founding member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Shafiq al-Hout was escorted to his final resting place on Monday after midday prayers at Al-Imam Ali mosque in Tariq al-Jdeideh.
But his final resting place has not been announced by the family, with speculation ranging from a private cemetery in LA to the sprawling Neverland ranch in Santa Barbara.
I hope the idiot who drove over the grass in his Audi on Sunday morning is reading this and asks himself how he would like a car to drive over his final resting place.
AN enthusiast who volunteered for 50 years on the railway which inspired the Thomas the Tank Engine stories had his ashes carried by train to his final resting place yesterday.