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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died