Donna S. Cooper, 65
Published 1:17 pm Friday, January 29, 2021
Donna S. Cooper Galloway was born on Oct. 15, 1955, in Lexington, Ky. She passed away unexpectedly at her home in Winchester, Ky., on Jan. 25, 2021. Donna is preceded in death by her parents, Orval Don Cooper (1995) and Florence Louise Cooper (1998) of Lexington, Ky.
Donna lived most of her life in Lexington before moving to Winchester in 2007 to be closer to her son. For 50 years Donna had a career in creating custom drape designs for both residential designers and commercial clients. Her work and artistry was admired by all that knew her and she leaves behind many colleagues and friends in the industry some of which span 40-plus years.
Donna will also be remembered as an avid horse lover, exhibitor, and volunteer in various equine organizations. She was honored for her service most recently by being inducted into the Kentucky Walking Horse Association Hall of Fame in 2018.
Throughout her life, Donna valued her family more than anything else and especially her grandchildren, Chloe, Belle, and Cooper. To her family and all that knew her she embodied what it meant to be kind and showed it through her unwavering support and love.
She is survived by her beloved son, Brad Thomas Galloway, her daughter-in-law Carey Creech-Galloway, her cherished grandchildren, Chloe Ann, 14, Cassidy Belle 13, and Cooper Thomas, 9, her brother, Arthur Cooper (Kathy), nieces, Andrea Cooper, Kelli Gilley, and Lindsey Cooper, cousins, and a host of extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donna’s name to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope. www.ckrh.org.