Reba McEntire's Performance At George H.W. Bush's Funeral Brings Entire Room To Tears

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Reba McEntire's Performance At George H.W. Bush's Funeral Brings Entire Room To Tears

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Former President of the United States George H.W. Bush was finally laid to rest in an emotional Texas ceremony on November 6, but it wasn't before his family members, friends, and former colleagues honored him with a moving service and tributes throughout the week.

There were several touching moments that took place in the last couple of days, including a frail Bob Dole, 95, returning to the Capitol Rotunda and standing up from his wheelchair to salute the fallen politician, who died on November 30 at the age of 94.

It's an act people across the nation have been talking about, but there was another person who also brought us all to tears with their poignant tribute - Reba McEntire.

The country singer and actress honored the 41st Commander-In-Chief by delivering a moving performance of "The Lord's Prayer" during the funeral service at Houston's St. Martin's Epsicopical Church.

According to ABC News, the "How Blue" singer was one of the country stars that Bush "came to love," so it only made sense to have her perform a farewell song in his honor.

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Like everyone else in the room, including Bush's son, 43rd President of the U.S. George W. Bush, Reba struggled to hold back tears, but nonetheless gave a beautiful performance that the 1,200 people in attendance won't soon forget.

Reba McEntire sings "The Lord's Prayer" at a funeral service honoring former Pres. George H.W. Bush. #Remembering41

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Prior to her performance, Reba shared memories of Bush's legacy on social media.

She posted photos of the former head of state on Instagram, including one of herself posing beside him. She captioned it with "My favorite."

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My favorite. #greatpresident #greatfriend

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The Oak Ridge Boys, who Bush requested to sing at his funeral, kept their promise to him and took to the altar for a powerful rendition of "Amazing Grace."

Bush, whose son described him as a "great and noble man, and the best father a son or daughter could have," will certainly be missed by many.

May he rest in peace.

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