ATTENTION: Special Holiday Hours

The cemetery office will be closed Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd.
The cemetery gates will be open from 9am to 6pm through out the holidays.

Recent Obituaries

Edward MacDuffie Collins

Edward MacDuffie Collins died peacefully on January 22, 2023. He was born June 9, 1956 in Jacksonville, Florida...

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Mark Horne

Mark Thomas Horne March 3, 1951 — December 21, 2022 Son of the late Willie K. Horne and Nell M. Horne. Brother to...

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Kelly Kathleen Gravley

On the morning of January 1st, 2023, Kelly Kathleen Gravley of Saint Augustine, Florida passed away at the age of...

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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.

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.

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe


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Miscarriage is a Significant Loss It is normal and natural to hurt deeply after miscarriage. While others may imply or outright tell you that miscarriage happens too early on for


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Natural Burials: How They Work and Should You Arrange One

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