Former First Lady Barbara Bush has passed away at the age of 92 at the family’s Houston home on April 17. But the wife of former president George H. W. Bush (1989 to 1993) and the mother of ex-president George W. Bush (2001 to 2009) declared five years ago that she was not afraid to die because “there is a great God” waiting for her.
Speaking with C-SPAN in 2013, Barbara said that she and George were always a prayerful couple and that their faith grew stronger in old age.
“I have no fear of death, which is a huge comfort because we’re getting darn close,” the First Lady said. “I don’t have a fear of death for my precious George, or for myself, because I know that there is a great God, and I’m not worried.” Read more