Former First Lady Nancy Reagan laid to rest in Simi Valley
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Friday, 11 a.m. – The funeral procession in remembrance of Nancy Reagan in Simi Valley celebrated her unforgettable life. Politicians, friends, family and more reflected on the former First Lady, sharing stories and thoughts in front of her flower-covered casket. Laughs and tears were shared by those in attendance during the 90-minute service.
A recurring thought was how important Nancy was to former President of the United States Ronald Reagan, how important they were to each other, and how now the two are reunited following her passing. The funeral ended with bag pipe music as a tribute to their marriage, mirroring how Ronald Reagan’s funeral was concluded.
Thursday 8:50 p.m. – Heads of state are making their way to Simi Valley California to pay their final respects to former First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Notable figures in attendance Friday will be First Lady Michelle Obama as well as former First Ladies Rosalynn Carter, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton.
The only former president attending is George W. Bush.
The funeral will include the singing of Amazing Grace from a local high school as well as eulogy recited by the Reagan children.
Children of former presidents will represent their families at the funeral as well.
They are the children of President Nixon, Ford, Johnson and Kennedy.
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Michelle Obama, Pres. George W. Bush, Pres. Clinton, Hillary Clinton among those attending Nancy Reagan’s funeral. pic.twitter.com/CRt3R7Wfls
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And of course, actor Mister T will be there. He was a key person involved in Nancy Reagan’s "Just Say No to Drugs" campaign.