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Susan Gates

Susan passed away peacefully at home on the morning of July 24, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents Lenox...

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Eleanor Jones

Ms. Eleanor Ream Jones, 92, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away July 29, 2020. She was born on December 25, 1927...

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David A Cowdrey

David Arnold Cowdrey, 85, son of the late Chester Claire Cowdrey and Emilie Elizabeth Arnold Cowdrey, went to be...

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

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Mustering the Courage to Mourn

“Whatever you do, you need courage.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson Loss brings uninvited pain into our lives. In opening to the presence of the pain of your loss, in acknowledging the inevitability of the pain, in being willing to gently embrace the pain, you demonstrate the courage to honor the pain. Honoring means “recognizing the

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Helping Yourself Heal When a Baby Dies

Your baby 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. It is an essential part of healing. You are beginning a journey that is often frightening, painful, overwhelming and sometimes lonely. This article provides practical suggestions

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Helping a Friend or Family Member After a Cancer Diagnosis

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 well

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Whether a sibling died young, old, tragically, or from natural causes, there is a pain that exists like no other. Many siblings are closely connected, whether from their childhoods or from a current relationship, which has been built over many years. Sibling relationships are full of memories, love, fights, jealousy, protectiveness, annoyance, rivalry, competitiveness, and

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