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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

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Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, wife of former President Jimmy Carter, died Sunday afternoon. She was 96.

The Carter Center said in a statement that the former first lady passed away at just after 2 p.m. Sunday at her home in Plains, Georgia, about two days after she entered hospice care.

“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” President Carter said in a statement. “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 four children, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, the center noted. Information about memoriawonderful and funeral services will be made available as soon as possible, the center noted.

TVNL Comment: Rest in Peace, wonderful lady.


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