‘Andy Griffith Show’ actress Betty Lynn dead at 95

MOUNTY Ethereal, N.C. — American actress Betty Lynn, finest recognised for her position as Thelma Lou on The Andy Griffith Display, died Saturday just after a temporary health issues, according to experiences. 

The Andy Griffith Museum posted that Lynn died peacefully at age 95.

“It is with an particularly significant coronary heart that we announce the passing of Betty Lynn,” museum leaders posted. “Betty will be dearly skipped by all of us. We love you Betty.”

Lynn performed Barney Fife’s sweetheart on The Andy Griffith Display. Lynn is also remembered for her roles in other films relationship back to the 1940s, which include “Sitting Rather” and “June Bride.”

In accordance to the obituary shared on the museum’s Fb web page, Lynn is survived by a number of cousins. She was born in Kansas Metropolis, Mo., on August 29, 1926.

Lynn was raised by her mom, Elizabeth Lynn, a respected mezzosoprano and organist, and by her maternal grandparents Johanna and George Andrew Lynn, a longtime engineer for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, in accordance to the museum’s article.

She spent her later on a long time in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and was big section of the yearly “Mayberry Days” celebration. 

The Mayberry N.C. Fb webpage was a person of hundreds to share the Andy Griffith Museum’s put up on Lynn, producing, “We will miss you sweet Betty.”

A private burial company is planned in Culver Metropolis, CA, and a memorial service will be introduced at a later date. 

“In lieu of bouquets, donations in Betty’s memory may well be made to the Betty Lynn Scholarship Endowment (for pupils pursuing a occupation in dance or performing) or the Barbara and Emmett Forrest Endowment Fund (for the Andy Griffith Museum and Mayberry Times), the two in treatment of Surry Arts Council, P.O. Box 141, Mount Airy, NC  27030 or Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, 1208 N Main Street, Mount Ethereal NC 27030, or a charity of the donor’s alternative,” the Andy Griffith Museum posted.