7/02/2001 – Here are some photos from the Mayberry Reunion held at the Governor’s Mansion in Nashville.
Photos by Kathryn E. Darden for ChristianActivities.com.
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Don Knotts (Barney Fife) greets the crowd
There’s a new deputy in town and his name is David Browning. Barney
inpersonator Browning was a big hit with the crowd.
Bernard Fox (Malcolm Merriweather, the English butler) also starred as
Dr. Bombay in “Bewitched” and in the blockbuster movie, Titanic.
Maggie Peterson Mancuso (Charlene Darling) enjoys the day
George Lindsey (Goober) and Howard Morris (Ernest T. Bass) mix and
mingle with the governor’s guests
Howard Morris (Ernest T. Bass) simply will NOT behave himself, as usual!
The the reception line waits behind the Governor’s Mansion
Governor and Mrs. Sundquist extend some Southern hospitality to the Mayberry
Governor Sundquist chats with Ray Stevens while waiting for the Mayberry dignitaries
Governor and Mrs. Sundquist greet their guests as two Barneys stand near the
Also on hand at the reception were Betty Lynn (Thelma Lou) and Rodney and Doug Dillard (The Darlings)
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Floyd impersonator Allan Newsome trims some hair at Aunt Bee’s Blue Dinner Show at Opryland Hotel
The Barney impersonator emceed the panel discussion and entertained the
“Floyd” and “Barney” hand out door prizes including a jar of Aunt Bee’s Famous Kerosene Pickles!
Goober, Ernest, a Darling brother, Barney, Malcolm Merriweather – the Butler, another Darling,
Charlene Darling, still another Darling and Thelma Lou.
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