In this photo provided by Hobart Jones, Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” reads remarks from Rance Howard, father of film director Ron Howard, at the annual Mayberry Days celebration in Mount Airy, N.C. on Sunday, Sept. 30., 2012, This weekend’s celebration was the first since the death of Griffith, who died July 3 at his home in Manteo, N.C. (AP Photo/Hobart Jones)

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In this photo provided by Hobart Jones, Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” reads remarks from Rance Howard, father of film director Ron Howard, at the annual Mayberry Days celebration in Mount Airy, N.C. on Sunday, Sept. 30., 2012, This weekend’s celebration was the first since the death of Griffith, who died July 3 at his home in Manteo, N.C. (AP Photo/Hobart Jones)
In this photo provided by Hobart Jones, Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” reads remarks from Rance Howard, father of film director Ron Howard, at the annual Mayberry Days celebration in Mount Airy, N.C. on Sunday, Sept. 30., 2012, This weekend’s celebration was the first since the death of Griffith, who died July 3 at his home in Manteo, N.C. (AP Photo/Hobart Jones)
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