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Victor Pesaresi, 83, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Victor Pesaresi, age 83 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, June 15, 2017.  Mr. Pesaresi was born in Mt. Holley, N ...

Forsyth

James Harold McGinnis, 67, Cumming
James Harold McGinnis, age 67, of Forsyth County, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017. Harold was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War wher ...

Gwinnett

Gaynelle Turner Cox, 88, Buford
Mrs. Gaynelle Turner Cox, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex L. Cox. She is survived by her sons and dau ...
James Daniel Sexton, Jr. known as Dan or Danny was a native of Gainesville.  Dan, 74, of Hoschton, formerly of Buford, passed away due to an extended illness. He was born Marc ...

Habersham

Hoyt B. Bryson, 87, Cornelia
Hoyt B. Bryson, age 87, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017.   Mr. Bryson was born on November 16, 1929, in Franklin, North Carolina; a son of the l ...

Hall

Jewell Doris Thomas, 92, Oakwood
Mrs. Jewell Doris Thomas, age 92, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at her residence. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in the Chapel of M ...

Jackson

June Freeman Millwood, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. June Freeman Millwood, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on June 15, 2017. Mrs. Millwood was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, a d ...

White

Jesse Ferreira, 69, Cleveland
Jesse Ferreira, age 69, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017.    Mr. Ferreira was born in Catville, New York to the late Jesse Ferreira Sr. and Nancy Pasc ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.