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Dorothy Wade Simmons

Dorothy Wade Simmons, affectionately known as Dot, passed away on June 22, 2024, at the age of 95 in Covington...

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Sarah “Bonnie” Leddy

Sarah “Bonnie” Leddy, 81 passed away Sunday July 7 in Jacksonville FL. Bonnie was born in Telfair County, Georgia...

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Daisy Delores Fulton Benton

Daisy Delores Fulton Benton, 83 of Saint Johns, Florida passed away June 17th 2024. Daisy was raised in Jacksonville...

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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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Historian Arnold Toynbee once wrote, “There are always two parties to a death; the person who dies and the survivors who are bereaved.” Unfortunately, many survivors of suicide suffer alone

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Planning a Funeral with Us: What Families Need to Know

Planning a Funeral with Us: What Families Need to Know

Planning a funeral is a deeply personal experience that often comes during a time of profound emotion and grief. At our facilities, we understand the significance of this moment in

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Honoring Our Furry Friends: A Comprehensive Guide to Pet Memorials and Services

Honoring Our Furry Friends: A Comprehensive Guide to Pet Memorials and Services

The bond we share with our pets transcends words and is filled with love, joy, and companionship that brightens our lives and warms our hearts. When we lose a cherished

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How to Customize a Funeral Service to Reflect Personal Beliefs and Values

How to Customize a Funeral Service to Reflect Personal Beliefs and Values

Planning a funeral is a profoundly personal experience, one that should reflect the unique life, values, and beliefs of the individual being remembered. As we approach these arrangements, we often

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