Kitsch from beyond

Roadside America is always good for a Saturday afternoon drive. Today, after perusing the list of Oklahoma oddities, we headed to Okemah, where we found this:

I don’t know who Barbara Sue Manire was, but I wish I could have met her. According to the entry on Roadside America, she specifically requested that her family install an expired parking meter on her tombstone. The epitaph on the stone reads: “Her humor lives on.”

Anybody whose last wish is to make people laugh sounds like my kind of girl.