Evergreen Cemetery (Oakland, California)

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Evergreen Cemetery is a cemetery, crematorium and mausoleum located in Oakland, Alameda County, California, near the Eastmont Town Center and Mills College. The cemetery is on a small hill, with a large combined mausoleum, crematorium and chapel at the top of the hill, it is the second largest cemetery in Oakland, after the Mountain View Cemetery and Saint Mary Cemetery complex. It is full, and closed to new interments, but still operates a crematorium.

Evergreen Cemetery

Jonestown mass grave and memorial plaque[edit]

memorial plaques to the Jonestown mass killing victims

412 unclaimed bodies of the Jonestown mass suicide are buried at Evergreen.[1] A set of four memorial plaques with the names of all dead were placed at the site in 2011, which controversially included the name of Jim Jones, the architect of the mass suicide, who died with his followers, and is not buried at the cemetery.[2][3]

Notable interments[edit]

Various notable people are buried at Evergreen:[4]

Hells Angels gravesite

Other burials[edit]

There is a small group of gravestones for members of the Hells Angels motorcycle club, the Oakland chapter of the club is located not far from the cemetery.[6]



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Coordinates: 37°46′19″N 122°10′46″W / 37.77194°N 122.17944°W / 37.77194; -122.17944