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Betty Lynn dies

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Betty Lynn, the actress who portrayed Thelma Lou, the wholesome girlfriend of Don Knotts’ Barney Fife, on The Andy Griffith Show, has died. She was 95.

Lynn died Saturday after a short illness in Mount Airy, North Carolina, where she lived in a retirement home. She had moved to the birthplace of Andy Griffith — now home to the Andy Griffith Museum, where she regularly signed autographs and delighted fans

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Thanks for posting this.  I loved the Andy Griffith Show and all the actors were wonderful.  Rest in Peace, Betty Lynn!  

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I LOVED the Andy Griffith show!

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She was one of my favorites on the show. We all would love to have the world as simple and wonderful as Mayberry these days. RIP, Miss Betty Lynn

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I try to watch an episode of the show each day. The humor, plots, and acting remain valuable today.  

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I always loved her.  Glad she lived a long time.  RIP Miss Betty. XO

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