Jonestown Memorial Services

There will be two memorial services for everyone who died in Guyana at Evergreen Cemetery on Thursday, November 18, 2010. The cemetery is located at 6450 Camden Avenue, Oakland, California.

The first will begin at 11 A.M. Pastor Jynona Norwood will preside. For more information, contact Pastor Norwood at, or call (310) 419-3930.

A second, separate memorial service – held especially for Temple members and relatives – is at 3 P.M. A story about the second service appears here.

For the eighth consecutive year, the California Historical Society Library (678 Mission Street, San Francisco) will be open on November 18 for former members, relatives and friends to view photographs and selections from the Peoples Temple Collection. The conference room – the site of the most recent gatherings of Temple members – will be open from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

There will be transportation from CHS to Evergreen for the second service for anyone who needs it.

Following the second memorial, friends, relatives and former members are invited to a gathering at the home of Jordan Vilchez, 940 Ventura Street in Richmond. She can be reached at