A number of country stars—including Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Travis Tritt, the Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels and more—shared their thoughts, prayers and remembrances of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who passed away on April 17 at the age of 92.
You can read some of the social media messages below.
America has lost a treasure and I’ve lost a dear friend. Barbara Bush was one of my greatest heroes. My heart is broken and will miss her. My prayers are with the Bush family, I love them all. pic.twitter.com/9HT9vFDKXX
— Loretta Lynn (@LorettaLynn) April 18, 2018
Thurman lowered the Twin Pines flag to half mast to honor the passing of Barbara Bush.
Rest in peace great lady. pic.twitter.com/51NpWMlMJV
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) April 18, 2018
— Joe Bonsall (@joebonsall) April 18, 2018
We awaken today to a world without Barbara Bush in it… Heavens Gain… pic.twitter.com/F9tED28CdO
— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) April 18, 2018
This nation owes this woman a huge debt for her wisdom, guidance, and love. Rest In peace my friend. What an incredible & inspiring life you lived Barbara Bush. Thank you for your friendship and so many memories. #alifewelllived pic.twitter.com/qlDiYKcttt
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) April 18, 2018
We lost a piece of AMERICAN Royalty. Barbara Bush was a straight shooter and woman of faith. I will miss her sincere laugh and piercing stare…may God bring His blessed peace on the Bush family in this time…
— Clay Walker (@ClayWalker) April 18, 2018
My deepest condolences to @GeorgeHWBush and the entire Bush family on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Her strength, love of family and love for her country should serve as an inspiration to us all. 🇺🇸
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) April 17, 2018
photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com