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In pictures: Lady Bird Johnson's funeral

From left to right: Former US President Jimmy Carter, First Lady Laura Bush, Former President Bill Clinton and Sen Hillary Clinton during the funeral service in Austin

Former US presidents and first ladies have attended the Texas funeral of Lady Bird Johnson - the wife of former President Lyndon B Johnson. She died on Wednesday, aged 94.

People pay their last respects to Lady Bird Johnson

More than 11,500 people paid their respects since Lady Bird Johnson's coffin was placed at the LBJ Library and museum in Austin on Friday.

Family members gather around Lady Bird Johnson's coffin

Family members and friends gathered together to say goodbye.

Luci Baines Johnson (second left) stands near Lady Bird Johnson's coffin

Daughter Luci Baines Johnson said her mother had lived her "94 delicious years" to the fullest.

Mourners gather for a Holy Eucharist service for Lady Bird Johnson

Ceremonies began on Friday with a religious service at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlfower Center.

Lady Bird Johnson at the White House in 1965

Lady Bird Johnson was best-known as a tireless environmental campaigner. Born Claudia Alta Taylor, she got her nickname in infancy from a nurse.




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