Cheryl Wilson Gosney

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 1980 California, USA
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: Northern California
  • Memorial ID 36938224

Mother of Jonestown victim, Mark Hartley Gosney (born November 28, 1973-died November 18,1978 in Jonestown, Guyana). She was the beloved wife of Vernon Gosney, a defector who had intended to return and claim their son. Cheryl was an African American and a member of the Black Panthers in Northern California. During a difficult childbirth in 1973, she was placed in a vegetative state until her death of natural causes in 1980. She was cared for by her mother. She left brain-dead by an overdose of anesthesia during a cesarean-section delivery of their son, Mark.


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  • Created by: Natalia Danesi
  • Added: 10 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36938224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cheryl Wilson Gosney (unknown–1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36938224, ; Maintained by Natalia Danesi (contributor 46834833) Unknown, who reports a Northern California.