(CBSDFW.COM) – A-List celebs, world leaders and professional athletes tweeted their condolences to the Bush family after news of beloved matriarch Barbara Bush’s death broke.
The 92-year-old champion of literacy and volunteer service died Tuesday night at her Houston home.
Here’s a mix of tweets paying tribute to the former First Lady for your enjoyment.
I’m missing my mother-in-law and role model tonight. Barbara Bush was a loving mother and grandmother. The world is poorer without her in it. Rest in peace, dear Bar. https://t.co/gV8veToYi9
— Laura Bush (@laurawbush) April 18, 2018
— George W. Bush Presidential Center (@TheBushCenter) April 18, 2018
Barbara Bush lived an incredible life. I’m sending my love to her family.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 18, 2018
Our thoughts are with the Bush family as they grieve the loss of former first lady Barbara. She will forever be in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/b4EE4s2fIu
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) April 18, 2018
We’re saddened by the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush. In her honor, here’s a pic of her and former President George H.W. Bush calling astronauts in space from Mission Control in Houston during Space Shuttle mission STS-120 & @Space_Station Expedition 16 in 2007 pic.twitter.com/MMePwSBLHa
— NASA (@NASA) April 18, 2018
Barbara Bush wielded her formidable qualities on behalf of her nation, the family she loved, and the many worthy causes she supported. Today a nation joins the Bush family, their many friends, and all the country in their grief, and in prayer.
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) April 18, 2018
Statement on passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush. pic.twitter.com/rqWuQke0MT
— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) April 18, 2018
Rest In Peace Mrs. Barbara Bush.
You were a beautiful light in this world and I am forever thankful for your friendship. pic.twitter.com/yuZvQ7o8aH
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) April 17, 2018
Mrs. Bush was feisty, gracious, beautiful, and exemplary in the unique family and societal roles she embraced. I have respected her immensely. May God bless the Bush family with His peace.
– Sarah Palin
— Sarah Palin (@SarahPalinUSA) April 17, 2018
Reid Ryan has issued the following statement: pic.twitter.com/sCFRThbdgF
— Houston Astros (@astros) April 18, 2018
Anita and I send our love to the entire Bush family tonight.
We should all cherish the wisdom we received from First Lady Barbara Bush.
Mrs. Bush, you will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/v4deGF56Sx
— Rick Perry (@SecretaryPerry) April 18, 2018
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) April 18, 2018
Extending prayers for and condolences to the Bush family tonight on the passing of former First Lady of the United States, Bush family matriarch,wife of former President George H. W. Bush&mother of former President George W.Bush,Mrs. #BarbaraBush. May she rest in heavenly peace. pic.twitter.com/0i92ekOcWz
— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) April 18, 2018
#BarbaraBush represented everything that America stands for. She was strong willed but full of compassion. A great leader and a true patriot. Rest in peace. 🙏🇺🇸
— Antonio Sabáto Jr 🇺🇸 (@AntonioSabatoJr) April 18, 2018