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Hope Summers
Birth: Jun. 7, 1896
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1979
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion picture and television actress. She is most remembered for her work on "The Andy Griffith Show." Her character went through a variety of names, such as 'Bertha Edwards' and 'Clara Johnson' before the producers finally settled on 'Clara Edwards.' In addition to TV appearaces, she appeared in movies such as "Edge Of Eternity," "Inherit The Wind," "Parrish," "Spencer's Mountain," "The Ghost And Mr. Chicken," and "Rosemary's Baby." Her television appearances included "The Rifleman," "Gunsmoke," "Maverick," "The Untouchables," "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "Bewitched," "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "Banacek," "The Beverly Hillbillies," "Dennis The Menace," "Gomer Pyle," "Little House On The Prairie," "Petticoat Junction," "That Girl," and "Welcome Back Kotter." Her last film role was in the 1978 movie "Foul Play" with Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn. (bio by: Craig Alan Kestner) 
Family links: 
  John William Summers (1870 - 1937)
  Virginia Bosworth Burks Summers (1867 - 1956)
Mountain View Cemetery *
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
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Originally Created by: Craig Alan Kestner
Record added: Oct 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6859375
Hope Summers
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Hope Summers
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- jay payton
 Added: Mar. 17, 2017
- jay payton
 Added: Feb. 14, 2017
Mrs. Summers you were a great love you in the Andy Griffen Show the best, Thank You and God Bless You.
- Richard Kemp
 Added: Feb. 10, 2017
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