We have prepared some information for some of your most commonly asked questions
and concerns. Please click on any of these links for more information.
What To Do When A Death
What To Do When A Death Occurs Away From Home
Requirements and Benefits
We will notify Social
Security by mail of a death. This will aid in stopping monthly checks. If you
are entitled to benefits, please call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. You will need to have your and your spouse's Social Security
numbers, dates of birth of minor children, and your marriage date.
click on this link for more detailed information (provided by the Social
What To Do When A Beneficiary Dies
VA Requirements and Benefits
At your request, we will file applications for a flag, marker, and cash
burial benefits. If you have questions about dependent and/or survivor benefits,
call the National Service Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, 828-298-7911 (ext. 5331.)
What is a Green Burial?
A green burial is a natural way to assist and facilitate the return of the
deceased back to the earth without the need for embalming, a casket or any other
burial container. At Evergreen Memorial Park we have created a treed location
called the Green Garden where green burials may be performed.