ATLANTA (WJBF) – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has issued a statement on the death of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
The former first lady died Sunday at her home in Plains, Georgia. This happens two days later She entered hospice care.
“Marty, the girls and I join all Georgians and the entire nation in mourning the loss of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
A proud native of Georgia, she made an indelible impact on our state and our nation as First Lady for both. Together with her husband, she advocated for mental health services and promoted the state she loved around the world. Their 77-year marriage is a testament to their enduring partnership. Like this marriage, her successes will stand the test of time and continue to be celebrated by those who knew her best.
President Carter and his family are in our prayers as the world reflects on the historic life of First Lady Carter and the nation mourns her passing.”
Gov. Brian Kemp.