November 18, 1991 - Is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George H.W. Bush.
October 27, 1999 - The Congressional Gold Medal is awarded to President and Mrs. Ford.
2005 - Steps down as chairman of the board for The Betty Ford Center.
December 26, 2006 - President Ford dies.
July 8, 2011 - Dies at age 93.
July 14, 2011 - Is interred next to her husband on the grounds of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.