OAN’s Elizabeth Volberding
1:40 PM – Sunday, November 19, 2023
Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady of the United States, has died at 96.
On Sunday, Carter died in her home in Plains, Georgia, at the age of 96 after she was receiving hospice care at her home since Friday.
Carter had been living with dementia and suffering from declining health for several months.
The former first lady had been married for 77 years to former President Jimmy Carter, who was the 39th president of the U.S.
“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” President Carter said. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.”
The Carter Center, the couple’s human rights organization, had stated that she had been diagnosed with dementia in May.
“She continues to live happily at home with…
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