BREAKING: Bush Family Releases Statement On Barbara Bush's Passing

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On Tuesday, former First Lady of the United States Barbara Bush passed away at the age of 92.

"A former First Lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the age of 92," Jim McGrath, the official spokesperson for former President George H.W. Bush, said in a statement.

"She is survived by her husband of 73 years, President George H.W. Bush; five children and their spouses; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and her brother Scott Pierce," McGrath continued. "She was preceded in death by her second child, Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush, and her siblings Martha and James R. Pierce."

McGrath ended the statement by writing: "The official funeral schedule will be announced as soon as it is practical."

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