pcloudy.png
Friday July 1st, 2022 1:09PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 15th, 2017

Barrow

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 ...
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.