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Mourners Say Final Farewell to Betty Ford

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Family, friends and admirers have said a final farewell to former U.S. first lady Betty Ford, who died last week at the age of 93. Mrs. Ford, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and those battling addiction, was memorialized Thursday in the Michigan church where she married Gerald Ford more than six decades ago. Former […]

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Mourners Say Final Farewell to Betty Ford

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Family, friends and admirers have said a final farewell to former U.S. first lady Betty Ford, who died last week at the age of 93. Mrs. Ford, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and those battling addiction, was memorialized Thursday in the Michigan church where she married Gerald Ford more than six decades ago. Former […]

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Funeral Service To Be Held For Former First Lady

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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A funeral service for former U.S. first lady Betty Ford will be held Thursday before she is laid to rest next to her husband in her hometown in the northern state of Michigan. Mrs. Ford’s flower-draped casket arrived Wednesday night in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where hundreds of mourners participated in a procession and public viewing. […]

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Former First Lady to be Buried in Michigan

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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A final funeral service for former U.S. first lady Betty Ford will be held Thursday before she is laid to rest next to her husband in her hometown in the northern state of Michigan. Mrs. Ford’s flower-draped casket arrived Wednesday night in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where hundreds of mourners participated in a procession and public […]

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George W. Bush, Michelle Obama Gather for Betty Ford Funeral

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and former president George W. Bush were among those at a funeral for former first lady Betty Ford, who died Friday in California at the age of 93. Rosalynn Carter, another former first lady and close friend of Mrs. Ford, gave the first of three eulogies Tuesday. Mrs. Carter praised […]

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Michelle Obama and Past Presidents, First Ladies Gather for Betty Ford Funeral

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush are among those gathering at Tuesday’s funeral for former first lady Betty Ford, who died Friday in California at the age of 93. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a former first lady herself, is attending with her husband, former President Bill Clinton. Former first […]

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US First Lady, Secretary of State to Attend Betty Ford’s Funeral

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are expected to attend the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford, who died Friday at the age of 93. The service for Mrs. Ford is scheduled for Tuesday at a church in Palm Desert, California. Her remains are then to be flown to […]

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US First Lady to Attend Betty Ford’s Funeral

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House says President Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama, will attend the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford, who died Friday at the age of 93. Mrs. Ford’s funeral is scheduled for Tuesday at a church in Palm Desert, California. Following the service her remains will be flown to Michigan for a public […]

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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. first lady Betty Ford, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and the founder of the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse, has died at the age of 93. Family members said she died Friday evening. Mrs. Ford was born in Chicago in 1918. She moved to New York in her twenties where she […]

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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. first lady Betty Ford, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and the founder of the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse, has died at the age of 93. Family members said she died Friday evening. President Barack Obama said Mrs. Ford distinguished herself through her courage and compassion. He said that as the […]

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