Mayor, funeral home: Winston Groom, author of 'Forrest Gump' book that became pop movie sensation, has died in Alabama

Mayor, funeral home: Winston Groom, author of 'Forrest Gump' book that became pop movie sensation, has died in Alabama

FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- Mayor, funeral home: Winston Groom, author of 'Forrest Gump' book that became pop movie sensation, has died in Alabama.