VIDEO: Called ‘first lady of the greatest generation,’ Barbara Bush is laid to rest

Posted: April 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

“Jeb, keep it short. Don’t drag this out.” Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking at his mother’s funeral Saturday, said that would be her advice to him on delivering her eulogy.

HOUSTON -- Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the greatest generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.

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