Former president Barack Obama’s grandmother laid to rest in Kenya
Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama’s Kenyan relatives, was buried Tuesday March 31st, at a funeral in western Kenya with only about 100 mourners in attendance due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Former president Barack Obama’s grandmother laid to rest in Kenya
Mama Sarah, as Obama’s step-grandmother was fondly called, was at least 99 years old when she died early Monday while undergoing treatment at a hospital. President Obama did not attend Tuesday’s burial but eulogized her in a statement on Monday.
Former president Barack Obama’s grandmother laid to rest in Kenya
Sarah Obama, philanthropist, educator and step-grandmother of the former U.S. president, died in hospital at the age of 99.