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Green Hill Mausoleum:
First “Be A Tree” site in Virginia

In Buena Vista, the Green Hill Mausoleum, owned by Evergreen Memorial, is the very first site in Virginia where someone is becoming a tree. Ellen Rae Houston was not from Buena Vista, and she had no connections with the area. However, on April 28th, 2018, her ashes were planted on a beautiful slope in front of the mausoleum. Houston’s family had found Green Hill online and loved the remarkable view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Snow tampers with timing of last goodbyes

The Roanoke Times featured Evergreen Memorial Trust in an article revealing the affect winter weather has on funeral services. Read the full article in the link below.

Snow tampers with timing of last goodbyes – Roanoke Times_ Local News