Barbara Joyce Charlwood was born on August 10, 1924, in Taunton, Massachusetts to Oswald Thomas and Edith Hayward Charlwood. She died peacefully at home on October 5, 2021, in Seal Beach, California. Barbara was proud to be a graduate of Pratt School (a one room school for all grades) and Taunton High School. She moved to California in 1952 and worked for 32 years at Bell Telephone Company. After retiring, she moved to Leisure World, Seal Beach. She stayed busy traveling, reading, writing, baking cookies and staying active at her church. Barbara is survived by her sister-in-law Jackie Charlwood, 6 nieces, 3 nephews, many grand and great-grand nephews and nieces. She is also survived by many friends of all ages. There will be a celebration of her life on January 15, 2022, 1:00pm at The Center for Spiritual Living, 500 Marina Dr., Seal Beach.