Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies, navyamedia

Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies

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Ailing former First Lady of the United States Barbara Bush died in Washington at the age of 92 late last night.

She leaves behind her husband and former President George H.W. Bush, five children, 14 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Bush family spokesperson Jim Mc Grath confirmed her death. He then said the official funeral will be announced soon.

Barbara Bush was born as Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, in New York City. Barbara married George H W Bush in 1945.

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.