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Sara Harris Corse

Sara Harris Corse, of Atlantic Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022.  She was 94.  Sara was...

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Andrea Malcolm

Andrea Malcolm was born in Kingston, Jamaica on August 15, 1968, to the parents of, Delores Clarke and Carlton...

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Bradley Montgomery Ely

Bradley Montgomery Ely passed away on November 26th at the age of 50. Brad was born to Charles (“Brew”) and Gayle...

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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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Once again we are faced with the traumatic, violent deaths of a group of innocent people, this time precious children in Newtown, Connecticut. I have been asked to provide some

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