Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered by friends and family at her funeral on Saturday. The 1,500 invited guests gathered for the service at the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, to pay tribute to the wife of former president George H. W. Bush. She died at the age of 92 on Tuesday, April 17, following a series of recent hospitalizations. Following the service, the grandmother and great-grandmother was set to be buried at the Bush Library at Texas A&M University. The library is northwest of Houston.
Ahead of the funeral, and by invite only, thousands of people paid their respects to the former first lady at a viewing that was open to the public on Friday, April 20.