She worked with Donna in film and television
Binnie Barnes (March 25, 1903 – July 27, 1998).
Gertrude Maud Barnes, known professionally as Binnie Barnes, was an English actress who found her greatest success in Hollywood second leads. Her career in films spanned 50 years, from 1923 to 1973.
She appears with Donna Reed in the film, The Man From Down Under (1943) and later makes two guest appearances on The Donna Reed Show in “Just a Little Wedding” (Season 5, Episode 16) and “By Line - Jeffrey Stone” (Season 8, Episode 27).