Peggy Rea The character actress died Feb. 5 of congestive heart failure at age 89. Rea was best known for her TV work, playing Brett Butler's mother-in-law on Grace Under Fire and Olivia Walton's cousin, Rose, on The Waltons. She also appeared on The Dukes of Hazzard, Step by Step, I Love Lucy, Gunsmoke and MacGyver.
The Waltons was my favorite show. I have seen every episode at least ten times since I was a kid, Life was so innocent back then. But then everyone in the show (all the girls I think - all posed for Playboy. Kind of gross.