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
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
Miscarriage is a Significant Loss It is normal and natural to hurt deeply after miscarriage. While others may imply or outright tell you that miscarriage happens too early on for you to be attached to the baby, or that miscarriage is so common it’s nothing to get upset about, or that you should focus onREAD MORE
The Adult as Role Model and Helper A child you care about is grieving. If you, too, loved the person who died, you are now faced with the difficult but critical task of helping both yourself and the child heal. Throughout the coming months you will be both a role model and a helper toREAD MORE
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Whether expected or unexpected, no one can truly prepare for the death of a loved one. With death, there comes many emotions such as sadness, loneliness, anger, conflict, despair, etc. After losing someone, we can easily lose touch with family and friends due to our own grief. Our closest loved ones can become distant andREAD MORE
Death is a hard topic. Dealing with a death is even harder. When someone we know and/or love is dealing with a loss, it can be hard to find the words to comfort the person and show that we care. Nothing we say seems to be right. We don’t want to make them feel worse.READ MORE
Planning a funeral can be difficult and emotional – your mind is likely spinning. Between the loss of your loved one and figuring out many things, from the funeral to finances to selling a home, you’ve got a lot on your plate. If this is your first time planning a funeral, it can even beREAD MORE