The Band Perry offers to pay for Ky. family's funeral

The Band Perry offers to pay for Ky. family's funeral

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Depot, Ky. (AP/WATE) - A country music group made up of three siblings has offered to pay for the funeral of eight children and their mother who died in a western Kentucky house fire.

Calvary Baptist Church Pastor Tim Burden told WLKY-TV  on Saturday that The Band Perry has reached out with an offer to pay for the services for Nikki Watson and eight of her children.

A posting on the Watson Family Fundraiser Facebook page Friday night said the band "has paid for the entire funeral."

Burden, a close friend of the family, led a candlelight vigil for the victims on Friday night at the church in Central City.

The Band Perry is made up of two brothers and their sister. They are based out of Greeneville, Tenn.

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