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Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2023 03:18 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 11/19/2023 03:18 PM
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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Passes Away at Age 96

Atlanta, GA...Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a passionate champion of mental health, caregiving, and women’s rights, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2:10 p.m. at her home in Plains, Georgia, at the age of 96. She died peacefully, with family by her side.




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 is now 99 years old.

“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” President Carter said. “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 children — 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,” said 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 events and funeral ceremonies will be distributed as soon as possible to media and posted on www.rosalynncartertribute.org. This tribute website includes the family’s official online condolence book and opportunities for memorial gifts, as well as an official biography and downloadable photos.







Rosalynn Smith Carter 1927-2023

Biography video Watch the biographical video (5:26)




 



In lieu of flowers, the Carter family requests that you consider a contribution to the Carter Center's Mental Health Program or the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers.




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Posted on: 2023-11-19 16:18:27   By: Anonymous
 
SHI* I was hoping it was Joe.

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    Posted on: 2023-11-19 16:34:53   By: Anonymous
     
    Not to worry, BIG orange will be in soon enough.

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Posted on: 2023-11-19 16:43:16   By: Anonymous
 
I'll have another Billy Beer!

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    Posted on: 2023-11-19 17:45:29   By: Anonymous
     
    I thought Jimmy was the worst president in modern history. Nope its old dementia Joe he has moved into first place.

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      Posted on: 2023-11-19 18:50:36   By: Anonymous
       
      BIG orange ahead of first place.

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        Posted on: 2023-11-19 20:06:20   By: Anonymous
         
        Trump 2024, fuk joe

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        Posted on: 2023-11-19 23:18:27   By: Anonymous
         
        ^BUMBLING BIDEN IS THE WORST PRESIDENT IN HISTORY!

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          Re: Calabama dotards
          Posted on: 2023-11-20 08:52:34   By: Anonymous
           
          Way to stay classy dotards.

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          Posted on: 2023-11-20 08:53:27   By: Anonymous
           
          KEEP ME OUT OF JAIL AGAIN!

          TRUMP 2024

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            Posted on: 2023-11-20 11:25:05   By: Anonymous
             
            ^ 3rd grader SHI*

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              Posted on: 2023-11-20 15:34:22   By: Anonymous
               
              She is one less worthless Demorat in the world today!

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                Posted on: 2023-11-21 05:43:04   By: Anonymous
                 
                I weep for our country. I guess kindness is gone

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