Mama's brother-in-law, Uncle Roy returns to Raytown after a nearly two decade absence to visit his brother, Carl. Of course Roy has no clue that his brother has been dead for 11 years. Everyone (except Mama) is thrilled when Roy decides to stay for a while. A visit that awakens feelings in Mama that she's afraid to admit.
Meanwhile, with Roy's encouragement, Sonya enters a beauty pageant.