She may be best remembered as Barbara Harper Douglas, the woman who married widower Steve Douglas (Fred MacMurray) in the latter years of the sitcom My Three Sons. :736 She played in that role from 1969 until the series concluded in 1972. In the 1980s, she co-starred as Dotty West, the mother of Kate Jackson's character, in the CBS television series Scarecrow and Mrs. King. :933 She had a recurring role as Ginger Jackson on 7th Heaven. :950 In 1957–1958, she starred in the TV crime-drama Decoy, which ran for 39 episodes.