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She sang with Tex Williams

Donna Reed and Roberta Shore
Donna Reed and Roberta Shore

Roberta Shore (born April 7, 1943).

Roberta Jymme Schourop (better known as Roberta Shore) is a retired American actress and performer. She began her career at age ten, singing country-western songs at supermarket openings with Tex Williams, who invited her to join his weekly TV show from Knotts Berry Farm. As a teenager she appeared in Disney productions as well as other television series such as Father Knows Best and The Bob Cummings Show. But the most notable role for Roberta on a TV series was "Betsy Garth" on The Virginian (1962) for its first three seasons.

Shore guests in two episodes of The Donna Reed Show: “Do You Trust Your Child” (Season 1, Episode 31) and “The Secret” (Season 2, Episode 17).