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just don
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Elly Mae Klampet died of old age.

Tell me it isnt so,,,forever 20 to ME.

RIP Elly Mae

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LisaK
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aw, yes. elly mae.

forever young

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joalo
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I was shocked when I heard she died, too. I feel so old.....

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LisaK
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HEY! but look at it this way.... YOU are still alive!!!! she is not. feel young! it's all in your head [Smile]

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She did not die of old age. Sure, she got older as was 81 but could have gone on another 20 years had it not been for pancreatic cancer.

It's too bad, of course. She seemed like a lovely person who did not take herself too seriously.

In a TV interview from about 10 years ago, she said with a laugh that her Louisiana accent and looks (not her "fine acting skill") landed her the job on "Beverly Hillbillies".

She spoke so highly of all the actors on set, and she seems to equal them in being so fun loving & good-hearted.

Too bad she became so ill. I was glad to find some interviews where she was just herself.
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She came to our tourist town a few years ago but I didn't see her. Little Jimmy Dickens also passed away. He was 94!!

I parked next to him at the dry cleaners about 15 years ago and when he came out he was carrying 4-5 of his crystal-studded suits. I was in awe!

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