Tammy Faye Messner

Tammy Faye Bakker was a national icon, best known for dabbing at mascara-tinted tears while then-husband Jim Bakker prayed for sinners on the PTL (Praise the Lord) Network, one of the nation's first and most successful television ministries for more than two decades. Tammy Faye divorced Jim Bakker while he was in prison and married construction magnate Roe Messner. She died July 20, 2007, at the age of 65.