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Ronney Russel Snider

Obituary For (Captain) Ronney Russel Snider Ronney Russel Snider 73, passed away at home with wife Theresa of 37...

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Phillip Roy Hueneke

Phillip Roy Hueneke was born in Revere, Massachusetts on April 28, 1924 to Ann (Crampton) Hueneke and Johann Albert...

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Evelyn Griffith

Her Story The Life of Evelyn Griffith Evelyn Laster Griffith was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late John...

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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.

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Helping Teenagers Cope with Grief

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,

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Helping Infants and Toddlers Cope with Grief

When Someone a Baby Loves Dies When someone a baby loves dies, knowing what to say or do can be difficult. How do you tell a toddler that his favorite grandpa is dead? What do you do when a baby whose mother has died cries all the time and refuses to eat? Indeed, young children

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Helping a Friend in Grief

A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it. This article will guide you in ways to turn your cares and concerns into positive actions. Listen with your heart. Helping begins with your ability to be an active listener. Your physical

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Busting 3 Common Misconceptions About Cremation

Busting 3 Common Misconceptions About Cremation

Handling the funeral arrangements after the death of a loved one can be mentally and physically draining, especially since it is often an emotionally-charged journey. Many people have to manage the necessary paperwork to give a proper send-off to a lost family member, friend, or significant other all while juggling with grief, but it can

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Appropriate Songs to Play at a Loved One’s Funeral

Appropriate Songs to Play at a Loved One’s Funeral

Funerals are generally sad events to participate in, which is why people tend to play background music to bring ambiance to the scene. Music can greatly affect our emotions, which is why it’s important to choose the right songs to play at a funeral.  It doesn’t matter what kind of song you play, even if

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