Common markers include bevel, flat, or upright markers.
A bevel marker is also known as a pillow marker since it is designed to lay flat. The polished face is slanted with the back raised higher than the front. This provides an upright effect.
A flat marker is considered the most economical type of grave marker. Other terms often used include flush or grass markers. The flat marker is a very simple marker that is set flush to the ground and lays flat
Upright monument headstones are tablet style gravestones that sit on a granite base, and are set on a foundation. They can vary greatly in shape and size, limited only by a specific cemeteries set of cemetery regulations.