Former USA President Jimmy Carter is grieving the loss of his cherished wife, Rosalynn Carter, who recently passed away at 96 just two days after entering hospice care. The Carter Center announced that she peacefully departed on Sunday, November 19, surrounded by family members. She is survived by her husband, their four children, as well as 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In an official statement, the 39th president of the United States of America, who opted for hospice care in February, reflected on his 77-year-long marriage. He also shared the profound impact Rosalynn had on him all through her life. Jimmy Carter mourns his late wife, Rosalynn Carter, with a touching tribute Instagram After the heartbreaking loss of his beloved wife, Carter paid a poignant tribute to her memory. “Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” Carter noted. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.” RELATED: Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady To President Jimmy Carter, Dies At 96 One of Carter's children, Chip, also had amazing words to describe his late mother. “Besides being a loving mother and extraordinary First Lady, my mother was a great humanitarian in her own right,” he wrote in a statement. “Her life of service and compassion was an example for all Americans. She will be sorely missed not only by our family but by the many people who have better mental health care and access to resources for caregiving today.” Instagram Former and current Presidents of the United States pay tribute to the late First Lady President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden issued a joint statement expressing their heartfelt condolences and sorrow over the passing of Rosalynn Carter. In their statement, they reflected on Mrs. Carter's legacy, highlighting her contributions and impact on the nation. "First Lady Rosalynn Carter walked her own path, inspiring a nation and the world along the way," the Bidens wrote. "Throughout her incredible life as First Lady of Georgia and the First Lady of the United States, Rosalynn did so much to address many of society's greatest needs. She was a champion for equal rights and opportunities for women and girls; an advocate for mental health and wellness for every person; and a supporter of the often unseen and uncompensated caregivers of our children, aging loved ones, and people with disabilities." Instagram Former President Donald Trump took to social media to express his condolences and admiration for the departed first lady, acknowledging her as a noteworthy humanitarian and a dedicated advocate for mental health causes. "Over a life spanning nearly a century, Rosalynn Carter earned the admiration and gratitude of our entire nation," Trump shared. "From her days as a U.S. Navy spouse, to the Georgia Governor's Mansion, to her tenure as First Lady of the United States, and her later work at the Carter Center and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, she leaves behind a legacy of extraordinary accomplishment and national service."