A sad note, as another part of our childhood passes on.
Betty Lynn – the actress who played Barney Fife’s girlfriend, Thelma Lou on the Andy Griffith show – has passed away.
Lynn died Saturday at the age of 95 following a brief illness. She appeared as Thelma Lou on the Andy Griffith Show between 1960 and 1965. Her long career included many roles over the years in TV, movies, and radio; she also performed for American soldiers in war zones in Southeast Asia during World War II.