Family of muso ends lawsuit

Ohio - The children of a country songwriter have dropped a lawsuit accusing their evangelist aunt of promising to use her healing powers to cure the cancer that killed their father and then stealing an inheritance worth millions.

Ohio - The children of a country songwriter have dropped a lawsuit accusing their evangelist aunt of promising to use her healing powers to cure the cancer that killed their father and then stealing an inheritance worth millions.

The heirs of Darrell "Wayne" Perry, whose songs include Tim McGraw's Not a Moment Too Soon, had alleged that their aunt said she had been healed of breast cancer through prayer and faith, and that she would heal their father the same way.

Darlene Bishop denied that she ever tried to keep her brother from receiving medical treatment.

Perry died of throat cancer in 2005 at 55.

Bishop is co-pastor of Solid Rock Church.

Perry's son, Justin Jones, of Middletown, said his aunt has agreed to put him in charge of administering the family trust. - Sapa-AP

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