Nettie Albright was a past student of Mayberry Union High School. She graduated with Andy and Barney. She was a secret admirer of Barney. When Barney learns Thelma Lou is married he turns to Nettie to make him feel better. She even wanted to vote him in as most likely to succeed but the rest of the class talked her out of it. She was portrayed by Alberta Nelson, who also played Flora.