Former US First lady, Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

Former US First lady, Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady of the United States, wife to Former US President, Jimmy Carter, has reportedly died, according to announcement released by the Carter center.

The Old lady who once been the closest adviser to her husband, Jimmy Carter during his one term as US president , has died on November 19, as the members of the noble family have reported with deep grief.

They revealed that Rosalynn passed away peacefully in the presence of her family members at their residence, Georgia home of Plains.

It was reported that she had been suffering from dementia for many months and her health condition was in danger since she suffered.

Close friends of the family have expressed deep condolences and her husband Jimmy Carter has recounted some testimonies and acknowledgement following the death.

“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished”. Jimmy Carter said.

The Carter Center on Friday, November 17 had announced that the former first lady had entered hospice care and was later diagnosed with dementia in May. Her husband had begun home hospice care in February, following a series of hospital stays.

US current First lady, Jill Biden had celebrated Rosalynn Carter’s life on Sunday, telling members of families at a Naval Station Norfolk, that “The Rosalynn was well known for her efforts on mental health and caregiving and women’s rights.”

“And so I hope that during the holidays you will include the Carter family in your prayers,” Jill Biden added.

President Joe Biden praised the Carter family while speaking to reporters after the holiday event.

“They are really an incredible family because they brought so much grace to the office,” President Biden said.

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush both praised Rosalynn Carter as “a woman of dignity and strength.”





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