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Ana Mae Bynum Eubanks passed away peacefully on July 13, 2019 after 102 years of living, joining her husband Harold...

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Alfred Freidlin, 82 passed away July 10, 2019. He was born February 10, 1937 to Nathan Freidlin & Ann Leitman...

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Edwin Holt Graves Sr., 95, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.  He was born in Sparta, GA on September 25, 1923, to...

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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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– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal

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 and in silence. The silence that surrounds them often complicates the healing that comes from being encouraged to mourn. Because of the social stigma surrounding

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You Must Say Hello Before You Say Goodbye

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 it

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Healing Your Grief About Getting Older

A simple truth is that from the day we enter into this world, we start to age. To be human means to grow older each day we are on this earth. We begin and we end. However, we have infinite choices about what comes in between. Our bodies often remind us we are changing long

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Common Funeral Home Terminology

Common Funeral Home Terminology

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 be

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What to Do When A Parent Passes

What to Do When A Parent Passes

We all know it’s inevitable, especially in later years, but it still hurts and is overwhelming when a parent passes on. The experience seems surreal. Your parent is gone – the person who has been by your side since day one. A parent gave you unconditional love and knows more about you than most people,

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When and How to Create Your Will

When and How to Create Your Will

As we get older, we inevitably start to think about death and dying, unfortunately. We know it happens to all of us – we can’t escape it. However, the best thing we can do is enjoy our life now, while also preparing for that stage. When one thinks of death, funerals and wakes usually come

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