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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR HAS BUSY SCHEDULE ON NOVEMBER 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 Here is the schedule for this November 18, the 36th anniversary. BOOK LAUNCH 10 a.m. (details of location are being worked out as we speak) Kathy Tropp Barbour has created a book of photos called Who Died, with photos of all of our friends and family from Jonestown. Kathy will be there with proofs of her Who Died book pages, and order forms to order a book.  The books will be available by the end of November, for $39.82 (includes tax and shipping). Take a look at the attachments. EVERGREEN CEMETERY, 6450 Camden St., Oakland, California 94605 We will gather at Evergreen ...

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JONESTOWN ANNIVERSARIES

JONESTOWN ANNIVERSARIES                The 36th anniversary of Jonestown just passed. As the anniversaries move in to the more distant past, the ceremonies at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland change too. We have two groups of former members, family members, and friends who gather each November 18. The morning group meets at 11 a.m. and is led by Reverend Jynona Norwood. She drives up from LA with a group of her parishioners, shares messages from some local or regional political leaders, and gathers with a handful of people more closely involved with the past. She lost many relatives in Jonestown. From Day 1, ...

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Wanda King – One Set of Cremains found in Dover, Delaware over the Summer of 2014

WANDA KING Wanda's Cremains were found in a Dover, Delaware abandoned funeral home.  Her cremains were buried at Evergreen Cemetery on October 20, 2014.                I can remember Wanda King very well.  She was a little older than me, about eight years.  We shared a job in Peoples Temple, in San Francisco and Los Angeles for several years, between 1974 and 1976.  We were “Greeters” at the doors.  As services were beginning inside, or as people were gathering at least, we Greeters stood outside.  In fact, we would “greet” all newcomers who came up the steps in Los Angeles, or who came ...

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Final Jonestown Cremated Remains Find their Home

Three months ago, a Dover, Delaware Forensics Investigator discovered the cremated remains of nine Jonestown victims in an abandoned funeral home. For the past several months, a number of people from the media, The Jonestown Institute, and the Dover Forensics Investigators Office worked to locate the family members and relatives of these nine remains. I was delighted to be able to help with the location of living relatives.  Seven of the nine were successfully located, with several of the families deciding to have their loved ones buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland, with the over-four-hundred other victims. The cremains of ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Interviewed on Channel 10

I was interviewed by Michael Chen of Channel 10 News this week. Channel 10 News with Michael Chen 9/18/14 SAN DIEGO - Two more sets of family members have been tracked down after a stunning discovery of the cremated remains of nine Jonestown Massacre victims. Some 35 years after the tragedy that captured a world's attention, the emotions have barely faded for Laura Johnston Kohl, who survived because she wasn't living at the main encampment. "I do get emotional. Some call it PTSD - 'Peoples Temple Stress Disorder,'" said Johnston Kohl. More than 900 members of the Peoples Temple, led by American preacher Jim Jones, ...

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