Memorial service held for former Texas Gov. Mark White

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A memorial service to remember former Texas Gov. Mark White was held this morning with fellow former governor, Pres. George W. Bush, delivering the eulogy.

Pres. George W. Bush delivers remarks at former Gov. Mark White's funeral.

The service was at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Houston.

White will then lie in state at the Capitol on Thursday before burial in the Texas State Cemetery.

RELATED: Former Texas Governor Mark White dead at 77

White, who served during the worst economic downturn in Texas in the oil bust of the 1980s, died Saturday at his Houston home.

He was the 43rd governor of Texas and had previously served as Texas Attorney General and Secretary of State.

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Texas Gov. Mark White is shown November 1982.

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