Our Beloved Mother, Barbara Johnson Acord passed away on February 21, 2013 in Provo, UT following a long illness. She was born on May 11, 1927 in Yuma, AZ moving with her family to Provo, UT in 1964. She married Abram Max Acord on January 24, 1951 and they were later sealed to their family in the Los Angeles LDS Temple on August 27, 1958. She was an active member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints holding many callings thru out her life. She worked at BYU in the Physical Plant as a secretary until her retirement.
Barbara loved to travel and visited many countries with her friends. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, sewing and doing genealogy.
She is survived by children, Cheryl Guymon of Springville; Karen (Windy) Kiggins of Pleasant Grove; Lynn (Pete) Dixon of Payson and Craig (Madgy) Acord of Payson; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Abram Max Acord; parents Joseph Daniel and Imogene Yates; 2 brothers Lindsay and Glenn; 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
There will be a visitation on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Mountain View 6th Ward, 789 East Arrowhead Trail, in Payson, UT from 6 - 8 pm.
There is a quote that says "God's finger touched her and she slept." We love you Mom and will miss you every day until we meet again.