Barbara Pierce Bush,The Former First Lady dies at age 92 today.Barbara Bush was the wife of the former U.S president George Herbert Walker Bush and the mother of George Walker Bush,also a former U.S president.When she breathed her last at her Houston home,both of them were by her side along with other family members .
She is survived by her husband, five children and her brother Scott Pierce, as well as 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure over the past few years.She was last hospitalised for bronchitis in January , 2017.
Amongst her greatest achievements was recognising the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection. She will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served unfailingly well
said,U.S. President Donald Trump.
Barbara Bush served as America’s first lady beginning 1989 when her husband was elected as the President of the United States till 1993.
Later, her son George W. Bush was also president of the U.S., serving from 2001 until 2009. Her son Jeb Bush was the 43rd governor of Florida, and also a 2016 Republican presidential candidate.
The New York native and longtime Texas resident ,Barbara Bush also wrote multiple children’s books and published a memoir — Barbara Bush: A Memoir and Reflections: Life After the White House — in 2003. In 1992 she also authored Millie’s Book, written from the perspective of the first dog.