Rosalynn Carter loss of life: Jimmy Carter leads tributes to former first woman | EUROtoday
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in Hospice
Rosalynn Carter, the spouse of former president Jimmy Carter’s spouse, died on the age of 96 on Sunday.
The Carter Center introduced the previous first woman’s loss of life two days after she entered hospice care on the couple’s house in Plains, Georgia. Rosalynn leaves behind her husband, 4 kids, 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a legacy of psychological well being advocacy.
Jimmy Carter, 99, who can be in hospice care, paid tribute to his spouse within the Carter Center assertion, saying: “Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished.
“She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.”
The couple’s son Chip Carter stated: “Besides being a loving mother and extraordinary First Lady, my mother was a great humanitarian in her own right. Her life of service and compassion was an example for all Americans.”
House Democratic chief hails Carter for lifetime of ‘service and compassion’
New York Rep Hakeem Jeffries, the leader of the House Democratic caucus, joined the tributes to Rosalynn Carter on Sunday with a prayer for the former president’s household.
John Bowden19 November 2023 21:20
Chuck Schumer: Carter was a ‘passionate humanitarian’
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer touched on the former first lady’s lengthy legacy of service — even after her husband left the presidency — in his tribute on Sunday.
John Bowden19 November 2023 21:03
Politicians react to Rosalynn Carter’s loss of life
Both Republicans and Democrats have been fast to supply their condolences to the Carter household on Sunday after information of her loss of life was introduced.
Chuck Grassley, a GOP senator from Iowa, was one of many first: “Sad news w the passing of First Lady Rosalynn Carter She was an accomplished leader for mental health advocacy & habitat for humanity & so many more worthy causes,” he wrote on his Twitter account.
“Her devotion to her husband Pres Jimmy Carter of 77yrs is unmatched,” the senator continued. “God bless the Carter family.”
New York Governor Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, was one other:
John Bowden19 November 2023 20:52
Full Carter Center assertion
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a passionate champion of psychological well being, caregiving, and girls’s rights, handed away Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2:10 p.m. at her house in Plains, Georgia, on the age of 96. She died peacefully, with household by her facet.
Mrs. Carter was married for 77 years to Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States and the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, who’s now 99 years outdated.
“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” President Carter stated. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.”
She is survived by her kids — Jack, Chip, Jeff, and Amy — and 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. A grandson died in 2015.
“Besides being a loving mother and extraordinary First Lady, my mother was a great humanitarian in her own right,” stated Chip Carter. “Her life of service and compassion was an example for all Americans. She will be sorely missed not only by our family but by the many people who have better mental health care and access to resources for caregiving today.”
The schedule of memorial occasions and funeral ceremonies will likely be distributed as quickly as doable to media and posted on www.rosalynncartertribute.org. This tribute web site contains the household’s official on-line condolence e book and alternatives for memorial items, in addition to an official biography and downloadable photographs.
Megan Sheets19 November 2023 20:36
Rosalynn Carter hailed by household after loss of life at 96
Rosalynn Carter’s household, together with husband Jimmy and son Chip, paid tribute to the previous first woman in a Carter Center assertion asserting her loss of life on Sunday.
Megan Sheets19 November 2023 20:33