Trinity Broadcasting Network co-founder Jan Crouch, who had been in the hospital after suffering a massive stroke last week, has died at the age of 78, the family announced early Tuesday.
According to various Christian websites, Jan Crouch’s son Matt and other family members witnessed the moment when Jan Crouch, known around the world as Momma Jan, died and subsequently announced her death worldwide.
Last week, TBN announced on its website, “Our sister and TBN co-founder Jan Crouch was taken to the hospital on Wednesday evening, May 25th, after suffering a stroke in the Orlando, Florida area. She is resting comfortably as her physicians and family care for her.”
Crouch and her husband Paul began what has become the largest Christian network in the world over 4 decades ago. They started the network with rented airtime on a small, independent station i8n Carlifornia. Today, the network’s programming is carried by over 5000 stations worldwide, according to its officials. Paul Crouch died in 2013.
Jan Crouch was well known for her love for large and colourful hair styles and long eyelashes.