Donna Barbakos Points Obituary (1924-2021) – Orem, UT
Donna Violet Barbakos Points passed away on October 20, 2021 in Brigham City, Utah while she was staying at the Pioneer Care Center. She was 97 years old at the time of her death. Donna was born on January 20, 1924, when her parents lived in the Vineyard-Provo area. Donna lived in the Provo area with her younger brother, Chris Junior, with her parents, Chris K. Barbakos and Minnie Sorenson Barbakos. She graduated from Lincoln High School on the Provo Bench, now known as Orem, Utah. Donna stayed in the Provo until her marriage on December 27, 1945.
Donna married Howard Milton Points from the Donnelly, Idaho area while still living in the Provo area. Joan Donna and Gary Howard were then born into the family. After several years while Howard was in the military and living in various locations in the west, the family settled in a new home in Orem, Utah. Donna and Howard raised their children in the Orem house, Donna stayed alone in the house after Howard’s death until she was admitted to a nursing home.
Donna is survived by Joan and Bruce Mower, granddaughter of Mandy; Grandsons Jason and Holly Mower with great-grandchildren Breanna, Noah and Ryder. She is also survived by Gary and Margie Points, grandchildren Shannon and Jared Miller with great-grandchildren Braxton, Breanna, Levi and Riley; Grandsons Sunny and Brad Philips with great-grandsons Jaycee and Jackie; Grandson Garrett and Rachelle Points with great grandson Cooper; and grandsons Amber and David Hansen with great grandsons Ethan, Noah, Sawyer and Wesley. Donna is also survived by her brother Chris Junior Barbakos alone with several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Howard died on July 27, 1994 at the age of 80, about 27 years before Donna’s death.
Donna was a member of Latter-day Saints Church of Jesus Christ and served with her brother Junior, who lived across the street in Orem. They visited their local parish, which was once the 14th parish of Orem.
Donna enjoyed sewing cross stitches, crocheting, and making afghans and quilts. She played golf with her friends at Hobble Creek Golf Course for several years. She enjoyed playing bridge with various friends in the Orem area. Donna and Howard enjoyed camping in their trailer, and Fish Lake and Moab were popular camping destinations.
Donna will be served next to her husband Howard and parents Chris and Minnie Barbakos on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Provo City Cemetery, 610 South State Street, Provo, Utah, under the supervision of Berg. buried morgue. Friends can call each other at the Provo Mountain Mortuary, 185 East Center Street, before services in the cemetery from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. Condolences are available to the family at www.bergmortuary.com.
Published by Berg Mortuary of Provo on October 23, 2021.