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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Macel Falwell, the widow of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr., has died. She was 82.

The Falwell family announced her death Thursday on social media.

Jerry Falwell Jr. confirmed his mother's death in an email Friday to The Associated Press and wrote that the family was preparing a statement.

Macel Falwell and the elder Falwell were married for 49 years. He was an early conservative cultural warrior and founder of the Moral Majority. He died in May 2007.

The Falwells had three children: Jonathan, the pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church, where his father preached for 51 years; Jeannie Savas, a surgeon; and Jerry Jr., the president of Liberty University, the private Christian university also founded by Falwell Sr.

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