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JULY 7, 1930 -- APRIL 14, 2005

Services for Elizabeth G. Flood, a retired elementary school teacher, will be at noon Wednesday in Friendship Baptist Church, 402 Clinton St. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.

Mrs. Flood, of Buffalo, died Thursday in Sisters Hospital after a brief illness. She was 74.

She retired in 1991 after 29 years with the Buffalo Board of Education. She taught at Follow Through Urban Learning Lab School 8 on East Utica Street.

Born Elizabeth Garner in Chattanooga, Tenn., she graduated cum laude from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in 1955. She then moved to Buffalo.

Mrs. Flood was presented a Silver Star award by Alpha Kappa Alpha, her sorority, and also was a member of the 100 Black Women's Coalition, the Optimist Club and the NAACP.

Her husband, Alexander C., died in 1961.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen E. of Buffalo and Michele C. Geter of Temple Hills, Md.; a brother, Emmett L. Garner of Chattanooga; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


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