Barbara Elizabeth Meyer Thompson was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and lived her early years in Santa Paula with her 3 brothers and 1 sister. She attended USC where she met and married Wilbur Thompson to whom she was married for 34 years. She had four children, Susan, Patsy, Antonia and Christopher. She is survived by her children and also survived by 10 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren. She was a psychotherapist by profession and helped many people in her life.