George W.H Bush wife Barbara Bush, 92 died on April 17, 2018, according to a family spokesman.
Former first lady has been in failing health in recent days. She died due to pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.
“Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family doctor, Mrs. Bush has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care,” Jim McGrath, a family spokesman said two days before her death.
Barbara two prominent sons, former Florida governor Jeb Bush and the former president of America George W. Bush paid tribute to their loving mother in a separate statement just after the death news broke into media.
— George W. Bush Presidential Center (@TheBushCenter) April 18, 2018
Statement by Governor Jeb Bush on the Passing of Mrs. Barbara Bush https://t.co/7FXQlMH9Xe
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) April 18, 2018
Former President Barack Obama & Michelle Obama released a joint statement paying tribute to the former second lady.
Our statement on the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: pic.twitter.com/MhTVYCL9Nj
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 18, 2018
The condolence offered by the president Trump and first lady Melanie read, will remember her strong devotion.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 18, 2018
The funeral will be held at St. Martin’s Church in Texas where Mrs. Barbara and her husband were parishioners. The public funeral will be carried out on Friday in Houston followed by private service the following day.