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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 ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.