Houston (Texas) [United States], April 22 (ANI): Scores of mourners, including former Presidents George H.W. Bush, George Bush, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, on Saturday (local time) attended the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush at Houston's St Martin's Episcopal Church in Texas.
She was dubbed "the first lady of the greatest generation" during the service.
Bush underscored when he tossed a question at his mother about her thoughts on death during their last visit together, she replied,"Jeb, I believe in Jesus and him as my savior. I don't want to leave your dad but I know I'll be in a beautiful place."
Bush was born as Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, in New York City. She married George H W Bush in 1945 and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She served as the Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Barbara Bush was one of only two First Ladies who was also the mother of a US president. Her son George W Bush served as the US President. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams. (ANI)