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
A paradox is a seemingly self-contradictory statement or situation that is in fact often true. The paradox of mourning we will consider together in this article might, at first glance, seem self-contradictory, but as I will reveal, it is actually a forgotten Truth with a capital T. It’s a Truth we must rediscover because itREAD MORE
Your mother or father has died. Whether you had a good, bad or indifferent relationship with the parent who died, your feelings for him or her were probably quite strong. At bottom, most of us love our parents deeply. And they love us with the most unconditional love that imperfect human beings can summons. YouREAD MORE
You have learned that someone in your family is dying. You want to help the ill person as well as your family. This article will guide you in ways to turn your cares and concerns into positive actions. The Shock of the News Learning that someone in your family is dying is a blow toREAD MORE
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Death and loss are hard, especially when it happens to us or someone close to us. If you have a friend that lost a loved one, you know they are in pain and are suffering. Obviously, you cannot bring his/her loved one back and can’t fix or solve all problems, but you can offer support.READ MORE
Whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, preplanning a funeral is one of the best and smartest things you can do for your family and loved ones. If someone dies without a plan in place, it can be a n overwhelming process for those grieving. Of course, many unexpected and premature deaths occur, whichREAD MORE
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