George HW Bush Greets Mourners at Public Viewing for Late Wife Barbara Bush

George H.W. Bush is actually mourning the death of his wife alongside thousands. 

The former president in addition to also his daughter, Dorothy, greeted those wishing to pay their respects at a public viewing for his late wife, Barbara Bush, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, on Friday. The church’s doors opened to the public at noon local time, in addition to also were to remain open until midnight. The former first lady’s funeral is actually set to take place on Saturday. 

Barbara’s casket was transported to the church early Friday morning, traveling just a few blocks away by the home she shared with her husband since 1992. Visitors honored Barbara, who died on Tuesday at 92 years old, by wearing pearls as they lined up at a nearby church to undergo security screening before being taken to St. Martin’s.

GEORGE_HW_BUSH_Mark Burns/Office of George H.W. Bush via Getty Images

Mark Burns/Office of George H.W. Bush via Getty Images


Mark Burns/Office of George H.W. Bush via Getty Images

Expected at the funeral tomorrow are Bill in addition to also Hillary Clinton, Barack in addition to also Michelle Obama, in addition to also Barbara’s son, George W. Bush, in addition to also his wife, Laura. President Donald Trump is actually not likely to attend, however his wife, Melania, is actually set to arrive as a representative of the White House. Barbara’s son, Jeb Bush, her friend, Susan Baker, in addition to also historian Jon Meacham will deliver eulogies. 

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