(CNN) -- Tammy Faye Messner, the former televangelist and Christian singer who battled drug addiction and later inoperable cancer, died Friday morning, according to CNN's Larry King on Saturday night. He said the family had asked him to make the delayed announcement.
She was 65. "She died peacefully," King said.
[At Capital Pride 2002]
See also this Metro Weekly interview: The Words of Tammy Faye
May she rest in peace and rise in glory.