Donna Barnett Stevenson
June 8, 1941 ~ March 6, 2022
Donna Barnett Stevenson proceeded into eternity on March 6, 2022, at home with her husband by her side. Like her mother, she had pancreatic cancer. Donna was born June 8, 1941, in Ogden, Utah to J. Floyd and Mazie Newey Barnett. She lived in Huntsville as a child, then moved to Ogden with her family. She attended Mount Fort Elementary and Junior High, graduating from Ben Lomond High School. She attended Weber State College and George Washington University graduating with a B.A. in Education. She was involved in many leadership and scholastic activities.
She married Richard M. Allen. To this marriage were born, Susan, Richard and Nathan Allen. They later divorced. She then married Leo M. Stevenson, M.D. To this marriage was born Edward and Devin Stevenson. Leo had been previously married and had six children, Becky, Terry, Neil, Debby, Peggy and Wendy Stevenson.
Donna was involved in many civic, medical, political and religious activities. She was a member of the Women’s State Legislative Council, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Weber County Republican Women, the Legislative Chair for the Utah Medical Association Alliance, and President of Weber County Medical Alliance, and sang with The Heart Beats.
As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints she had a valiant testimony of Jesus Christ and served in many capacities throughout her life. Her most cherished calling was an ordinance worker in the Ogden Utah Temple, where she served until her health prevented her from participation.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She strived endlessly to make sure all of our large family felt included and loved. Her family includes Susan (Christopher) Fox, Richard (Karla) Allen, Nathan Allen, Edward (Brooke) Stevenson, Devin (Roxanne) Stevenson, Becky (Dennis) Lee, Terry Stevenson, Neil (Karie)
Stevenson, Debby (Michael) Poll, Peggy Smith, Wendy (Kendall) Bird. She had 36 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren (with 4 more on the way). Her siblings are Sharon (Ross) Unruh (both deceased), Keith (Zelda) Barnett (both deceased), Barbara Polson (Glen-deceased), Connie Badger (LeRoy-deceased), Peggy (Vance) Olney, Kathy (John) Ostberg.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at11:00 a.m. at the Wasatch Ward Chapel, 6350 Combe Road, Ogden, Utah. Friends may visit with family from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Ben Lomond Cemetery in North Ogden.
Services will be livestreamed and available on Donna's obituary page.