Jeb Bush to Eulogize Mother, Barbara, in Private Service - NECN

Jeb Bush to Eulogize Mother, Barbara, in Private Service



    Barbara Bush to be Laid to Rest Today

    Some 1,500 guests are expected.

    (Published Saturday, April 21, 2018)

    HOUSTON - Some 1,500 guests are expected to attend a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church.

    First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, and former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are among those expected to attend the invitation-only service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston. Burial will follow at the Bush Library in College Station, Texas.

    Son and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, longtime friend Susan Baker and historian Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2015 biography of George H.W. Bush, will deliver eulogies.

    Thousands of people on Friday paid respects to Barbara Bush, wife of the nation's 41st president and mother of the nation's 43rd. Bush died Tuesday at her Houston home. She was 92.

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