Funeral arrangements announced for Barbara Bush

Barbara and George H.W. Bush married in January 1945 at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye

Barbara and George H.W. Bush married in January 1945 at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye

She was also extraordinarily handsome even, indeed perhaps especially so, in her old age.

They had six children and were married longer than any presidential couple in American history.

George W. Bush says that during a recent visit with his mother, she told her doctor that her son "is the way he is" because she "drank and smoked when (she) was pregnant with him". Her son George said a "crowning achievement" of his father, who was fond of coming up with nicknames for friends and family, was anointing Barbara, "The Silver Fox".

Just last year, allegations surfaced that Bush, who for more than five years has used a wheelchair for mobility, inappropriately touched more than a half dozen women on their buttocks as they stood next to him to take photos. "Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end".

Most recently, Bush published a note in the spring edition of Smith College's alumnae magazine, where she declared: "I am still old and still in love with the man I married 72 years ago".

In a separate statement, Melania Trump offered her "heartfelt condolences and prayers" to the Bush family. She was incredibly gracious, never failing to say "thank you" to those who served her. Bush the "matriarch of a family dedicated to serving, she urged volunteerism as a way for all citizens to participate in our nation's progress".

Mrs. Bush had "decided not to seek additional medical treatment" and returned home to "focus on comfort care", family spokesman Jim McGrath announced Sunday. "She will be missed". We'll miss Barbara Bush for her unique quirks and personal accomplishments, but more than that we will miss the code of public service she and her husband exemplified.

Within eight months, they'd met each other's families, were engaged in August 1943 and married January 6, 1945, four months after Bush was shot down over the Pacific.

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President Donald Trump late Tuesday ordered flags lowered to half-staff through Saturday night in memory of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died earlier Tuesday at the age of 92. Abigail Adams was the wife of the second president, John Adams, and mother of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams. Despite her health problems, she continued to make public appearances. Her warmth and compassion won't soon be forgotten and we will honor her and all she did for the country.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: "Barbara Bush was a woman of incredible determination, wit, and compassion who embodied America's best values". "Mainers hold a special place in our hearts for President and Mrs. She led both with clarity and character".

Mrs. Bush will be laid to rest on the grounds of the Bush library at Texas A&M University in College Station, about 100 miles northwest of Houston.

"You were a attractive light in this world and I am forever thankful for your friendship".

"I know there is a great God, and I'm not anxious", she said.

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Former Governor Jeb Bush, in a statement, said his mother lived a remarkable life.

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