Mayberry’s Aunt Bee

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Many of us delighted in watching Aunt Bee (Frances Bavier) on the Andy Griffith Show and later on Mayberry R.F.D.  Aunt Bee was the beloved maiden aunt of the widowed Andy.  After his housekeeper left to get married Aunt Bee moved into the house to take care of Andy and Opie. Even though she never […]

Loveable Deputy Barney Fife of Mayberry

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He was only allowed to have one bullet for emergencies.  He was supposed to carry this one bullet in his shirt  pocket.  Somehow it would find its way into the gun and often the gun would “accidentally” go off. We are, of course, referring to Barney Fife (Don Knotts)  the fictional deputy sheriff of Mayberry […]

A Special Town Called Mayberry

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Mayberry was the fictitious town from the Andy Griffith series and the home town of Gomer Pyle in Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. Unlike today, in Mayberry everyone knew your name and everyone respected their neighbor.  It was a much slower pace of life where family life and friends were of utmost importance.  People respected each other […]