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Former first lady Laura Bush's mother dies in Texas at 99

AP  |  Midland (US) 

Welch, the mother of former Bush, has died in She was 99.

Granddaughter and namesake Hager said Monday on NBC's "Today" show that Welch, a longtime Midland, Texas, resident, died Friday. The "Today" co-anchor said her grandmother loved nature and "taught us every star in the sky."

in an post called her mother "a true daughter of West who loved her family, books, and nature." An obituary in the Reporter-Telegram said the family held a funeral Saturday in

Born on July 24, 1919, in Little Rock, Arkansas, was raised near El Paso, She and her husband, Harold Welch, moved to in 1946 after he returned from serving in World War II. Harold died in 1995.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 00:25 IST
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