Evergreen Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory is owned by the not-for-profit Evergreen Cemetery Association, a locally-owned and operated company. We have been honored to serve the Jacksonville community since 1880. We welcome you to this site that contains much information about who we are, what we do and what products that we offer. Please click the links below for further information about many different topics.
If you prefer a more personal, face-to-face manner of gaining more information, we welcome you to visit us at our offices at 4535 Main Street, or by a phone call to 904-353-3649.
Further, we would welcome your questions about the great historical resource that is Evergreen.
Our fantastic historic tours are available from time-to-time during the year. Please call and let us know of your interest. If you have a group of twelve or more, we will arrange a personal tour for you and your group at a mutually agreeable time.
The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
HELPING WITH GRIEF
Grief & Healing
Teenagers Mourn Too Each year thousands of teenagers experience the death of someone they love. When a parent, sibling, friend or relative dies, teens feel the overwhelming loss of a someone who helped shape their fragile self-identities. And these feelings about the death become a part of their lives forever. Caring adults, whether parents, teachers,READ MORE
Allow Yourself to Mourn Your child has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death of your child. It is an essential part of healing. With the death of your child, your hopes, dreams and plans forREAD MORE
Someone You Love Has Died You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who has died. It is an essential part of healing. You are beginning a journey that is often frightening, painful, overwhelming, andREAD MORE
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Losing a loved one is a painful and difficult thing. And since the dawn of humankind, we have always found ways to remember those who have passed away and preserve their memory somehow. Special tokens are kept in families for decades and even centuries, leading to a long-lasting legacy in the family. Nowadays, there areREAD MORE
A natural burial, also known as green burials, isa traditional method of bringing one’s deceased to rest. This process has methodical roots that avoid the use of chemicals and multi-layered caskets more common with modern burials. Instead, natural burials utilize organic materials to take the dead home with as few artificial resources as possible. DecidingREAD MORE
In this world, only a few things can compare to the pain of losing someone you hold dear. While there's no actual method to avoid intense feelings of grief and sorrow, there are healthier ways you can properly come to terms with your loss. 1. Acknowledge the Reality and Pain of Losing Someone The deathREAD MORE