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Barbara Bush's funeral will be held Saturday

The Bush family announced Tuesday night that the public will be able to pay their respects to former first lady Barbara Bush on Friday, with an invitation-only funeral service scheduled for Saturday.

Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92 after suffering from congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, will lay in repose from noon to midnight Friday at St. Martin's Church in Houston. In order to participate, visitors must first go to the Second Baptist Church on Woodway Drive, park, and go through security; shuttles will then transport people to St. Martin's.

President Trump has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff until her burial on Saturday at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library in College Station. She will be laid to rest beside her daughter, Robin, who died of leukemia right before her fourth birthday.