President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are set to attend a service in Atlanta honoring the late former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, celebrating her impactful life and legacy.
Presidential Attendance at Carter’s Tribute Service: President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Atlanta next week to participate in a tribute service for Rosalynn Carter, the esteemed former First Lady who recently passed away at age 96. This service is part of several ceremonies planned to honor her legacy.
Vice Presidential Presence: Vice President Kamala Harris, along with the Second Gentleman, will also be present at the service scheduled for Tuesday. Their attendance underscores the significance of Rosalynn Carter’s contributions to the nation.
Public and Private Remembrances: The week’s events include a public viewing at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, allowing the public to pay their respects. A private funeral service for family and close friends will follow at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia.
President Biden’s Tribute to Rosalynn Carter: In the wake of Rosalynn Carter’s death, President Biden has expressed his admiration for the Carter family, highlighting their grace and influence during their time in the White House and beyond.
Rosalynn Carter’s Enduring Legacy: Rosalynn Carter is remembered for her dedicated work in mental health advocacy, striving to reduce stigma and improve access to treatment. Alongside her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, she significantly impacted the role of post-presidency through their humanitarian efforts worldwide.
The Carters’ Global Contributions: The Carters’ joint efforts, including founding the Carter Center, have been instrumental in addressing global issues. They actively participated in election monitoring and the fight against diseases like Guinea worm in regions including Cuba, Sudan, and North Korea.
Rosalynn Carter’s Final Days: Rosalynn Carter spent her final days in hospice care at her home in Plains, having been diagnosed with dementia. This followed former President Jimmy Carter’s transition to home hospice care earlier this year.