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Betty Jane Nelson Smith

Betty Jane Nelson Smith passed away at Noble Gardens Senior Living, Jacksonville, Florida on August 6, 2022, at the...

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C. Warren Tripp Jr

C. Warren Tripp, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, August...

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Fred T. Jewell

“Freddy”, Fred T. Jewell passed away  July 30, 2022. He was 70 years old. Freddy was born in Jacksonville, Florida...

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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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Love and Grief: In Communion and Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts

“We are all mirrors unto one another. Look into me and you will find something of yourself as I will of you.” — Walter Rinder Love is a sacred partnership of communion with another human being. You take each other in, and even when you are apart, you are together.  Wherever you go, you carry

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Helping Your Family Heal After Miscarriage

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 you to be attached to the baby, or that miscarriage is so common it’s nothing to get upset about, or that you should focus on

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Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season

Holidays are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of someone loved. Rather than being times of family togetherness, sharing and thanksgiving, holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss and emptiness. Love Does Not End With Death Since love does not end with death, holidays may result in a renewed sense of personal

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When someone close to you dies, it can be hard to know what to say. You might want to express how much you'll miss them or how much they meant. Saying goodbye can be difficult, but showing your love and support is important. It's okay to be unsure of what to say when somebody dies.

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FAQs about What to Do with Ashes after a Cremation

FAQs about What to Do with Ashes after a Cremation

Whether you're planning to cremate yourself as part of your end-of-life plan or someone else has requested that they be cremated, you may have a lot of questions sitting in your mind. Questions such as what the ashes are made of down to what to do with the ashes are what you may be asking,

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When a loved one dies, the family must often make many difficult decisions. One of those decisions is what to do with the body. Cremation is a common choice, but it is important to understand what to expect during the process. While the process of creating the body can take anywhere from three to four

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