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
While half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes, it’s different when cancer hits close to home. Only then do we become fully aware of the reality of cancer and the many losses it creates. Yes, for your friend or family member as wellREAD MORE
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
A child or young adult has died. Everyone who loved the child is now faced with mourning this tragic, untimely death. The child’s parents are heartbroken. But what about the grandparents? How might they be feeling? How can you help them with their unique grief? This article will guide you in ways to turn yourREAD MORE
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If you’re entering your “Golden Years” or if you’re very sick, it’s a great, loving gesture to help your family out by preplanning your own funeral services or cremation. By planning ahead, you know everything is set and there will be less to plan and to do while your family is overwhelmed by emotions fromREAD MORE
For many of us, our grandparents are as close to us as our parents. For others, we were raised by our grandparents. And for some, our grandparents were the “cool” ones that let us get away with more than mom and dad did. Grandchildren can hold a very special bond with their grandparents, so whenREAD MORE
After losing a loved one, it can take time to fully realize he/she is gone and won’t be coming home to his/her things anymore. Once the services are done and some time has passed, you are likely getting back to a regular, daily routine where you may start wondering what you should do with yourREAD MORE