HOUSTON, TX – The eyes of the nation are on Houston Saturday, as Former First Lady, Barbara Bush is laid to rest.
The matriarch of the Bush family passed away Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at the age of 92, days after it was announced that she had declined further medical treatment for health problems to focus instead on ‘comfort care’.
The former first lady was in the White House from 1989 to 1993, alongside her husband President George H.W. Bush.
Attendees of Saturday’s funeral service include the Bush family, First Lady Melania Trump, former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.
Officials say around 2,500 people walked past Bush’s casket during a public viewing at a Houston church on Friday.
Saturday’s funeral services begin at Noon.
13 On Your Side will have a live stream of Saturday’s services.