Earline Parmon


Age: 72

lawmaker and the first black North Carolina state senator from Forsyth County who was elected to the State Senate in 2012 after serving as a representative in the State House of Representatives for 10 years and also served 12 years on the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, and who had recently worked as outreach director for Rep. Alma Adams, who represents the 12th Congressional District.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: November 18, 1943

Died: March 15, 2016

Winston-Salem, North Carolina