Rosalynn Carter's Nov. 29 funeral. ALEX BRANDON/POOL/AFP VIA GETTY

Jimmy Carter Offers Final Goodbye to Rosalynn Carter at Private Funeral

Zachary Leeman |

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday attended a private funeral for his late wife, Rosalynn Carter, in Plains, Ga.

Carter, 99, attended the Wednesday funeral at the Maranatha Baptist Church where he and his wife worshipped.

Carter sported a red lei around his neck. Many wore the Hawaiian flower necklaces to honor Rosalynn Carter’s love of Hawaii. The pair lived there while the former president served in the Navy.

Jimmy Carter Attends Private Funeral for Wife Rosalynn Carter

The funeral followed a memorial service this week attended by President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and others. That event was also held in Georgia at the Glenn Memorial Church at Emory University.

Rosalynn Carter passed away at 96 on November 17 after a short stay in hospice with her husband.

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