Actor Ronald Reagan and his bride, actress Nancy Davis, smile at each other following their marriage, March 4, 1952, in the Little Brown Church of the Valley in north Hollywood, Calif. It is her first marriage and Reagan's second.
After Nancy Reagan accepted the flag, she approached the casket and spent several minutes patting and stroking it.She laid her head down on the casket, before breaking down and crying; nearly a week of somber rituals" but she "surrendered to her grief after being handed the flag that had covered her husband's coffin."While she cried, she kissed the casket and said "I love you". Her children surrounded her, Mrs. Reagan then walked away with her military escort, clutching the folded flag.