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Thomas Wilton Russ, 61, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Wednesday October 16, 2019. He retired from Saudi...

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Ramona Gareau, 68, of Jacksonville, FL passed away Wednesday October 9, 2019. She is preceded in death by her father...

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June Elaine Watson, 79, of Jacksonville, FL passed away Wednesday October 9, 2019. She is preceded in death by...

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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 Yourself Heal When Someone You Care About Dies of a Drug Overdose

A friend or family member has died of a drug overdose. Death and grief are always hard, but when someone dies from drug use, understanding your feelings and knowing what to think and say about the death can be especially difficult. This article offers compassionate guidance for coping with your own grief as well as

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Helping Your Family Heal After Stillbirth

Few events in life bring about such warm and wonderful feelings of anticipation as the announcement of a pregnancy. As soon as you and your family learned you were expecting, you naturally began to have hopes and dreams for the future. These hopes and dreams take on a life of their own and begin to

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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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How to Help Your Family Heal After the Death of a Loved One

How to Help Your Family Heal After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one is hard. Even if we’ve seen the death coming for a long time, it still hurts hard. A death leaves us missing a person while being full of endless emotions including regret, guilt, sadness, and confusion. It’s important to address our emotions, so we can get through the grieving

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Try Journaling to Help with Your Grief

Try Journaling to Help with Your Grief

When a loved one passes, there’s a lot on our minds. Not only are we processing a death, we likely need to plan a funeral and/or cremation, deal with finances, write an obituary, talk to friends and family, and handle our loved one’s assets, belongings, and will. Clearly, when a loved one is no longer

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How to Talk About a Loved One’s Final Wishes

How to Talk About a Loved One’s Final Wishes

Planning a funeral can be and feel overwhelming, especially if you are filled with grief and you’re also unsure of what your loved one wanted after his/her passing. Although it may feel awkward or morbid, it’s a good idea and important to have a talk with a loved one about his/her final wishes. After someone

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