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Martin Luther King III and Pastor Jynona Norwood Unveil
“Cherishing the Children Jonestown Memorial Wall”
with Families and Friends.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CBS SF/AP) — Ceremonies at a California cemetery marked the mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev. Jim Jones at a jungle settlement in Guyana, South America.
The remains of more than 400 Jonestown victims are buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland.
Visitors paid respects at a Jonestown memorial held in Oakland on Sunday. (CBS)
Jones’ adopted son Jim Jones Jr. and other former Peoples Temple members conducted a service Sunday at granite slabs bearing names of all 918 who died in Guyana on Nov. 18, 1978.
By Cora Jackson-Fossett
Published November 28, 2018, on lasentinel.net
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