Just a few months after their 77th anniversary, Rosalynn Carter has left for another dimension.
... Rosalynn Carter, the spouse of the 39th US president Jimmy Carter, peacefully passed away at the couple's residence in Georgia at the age of 96.
In May, her family disclosed that she had dementia but continued to live at home.
...her efforts on mental health and caregiving as well as for championing women’s rights. She also served as the Honorary Chairperson of the President’s Commission on Mental Health from 1977 to 1978.
As a skilled speaker and hardworking First Lady, Rosalynn managed her office, attended Cabinet meetings and frequently represented the President at events.
Washington reporters called Rosalynn Carter "Steel Magnolia" due to her willpower despite her outwardly shy behavior and soft Southern accent.
“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” Jimmy said after his beloved wife’s death.
Rosalynn and Jimmy were childhood sweethearts and the longest-married presidential couple. They celebrated their 77th anniversary in July. Our hearts are with the Carter family during this time of mourning.
GemsNY extends its heartfelt respect and appreciation towards Rosalynn Carter for her remarkable contributions.