Rosalynn Carter, the wife of former United States President Jimmy Carter, has passed away at the age of 96. The news of her demise was officially announced by the couple’s non-profit organization, the Carter Center, in a statement released on Sunday at 2:10 pm.
Rosalynn Carter, renowned for her dedicated advocacy work in mental health, caregiving, and women’s rights, took her last breath at her residence in Plains, Georgia, surrounded by her family.
The Carter Center expressed the news in a statement, saying, “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.”
Rosalynn Carter’s legacy extends beyond her role as a former first lady, as she made significant contributions to various social causes. Her commitment to mental health issues, caregiving, and women’s rights left an indelible mark on the nation.
The announcement of her passing marks the end of an era, prompting reflections on her life and contributions to public service. As condolences pour in from across the nation, the memory of Rosalynn Carter will endure as a symbol of advocacy and dedication to important societal issues.