Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, dies

Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, has died Tuesday after suffering a “significant” stroke last week.

She was 78.

Her children Matt and Laurie shared their thoughts on her death on their website.

"Laurie and I have just watched the transition of our precious mother from this world to the next; watched her step into the presence of Jesus and into her heavenly reward. Jan Crouch, known around the world as Momma Jan, has gone home," Matt and Laurie Crouch wrote.

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Earlier reports indicated that her prognosis for recovery was poor.

Crouch, along with her late husband, Paul Crouch, founded TBN in 1973. TBN bills itself as the largest religious network in the world. The channel offers 24-hour inspirational programming. Crouch was known for her big hair, and dramatic makeup and wardrobe.