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Donna Spears Wilson

  • "Dear Lisa, Amy, and family, I was so very saddened to..."
    - Carl Frazier
  • "I am saddened to hear about Donna's passing. I met Donna..."
    - Sissey Jenkins
  • "Jerry, I am saddened to read about Donna. The many good..."
  • "Dear Lisa, My prayers are with you and your family as you..."
    - Sherry Sproles
  • "Donna, Donna, Donna. I am truly saddened by the news of..."
    - Scarlet Garrity

WILSON, DONNA SPEARS, 75, passed away on February 15, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Jeannette Troutman; her sister, Sheila Dillon; and second husband, Richard Wilson.

She is survived by her first husband, John Spears, her daughters Lisa Spears Clark (Eddie), and Amy Metz (David), brother Jerry Troutman (Terri), nephew, Dominic Dillon, and two grandsons, Jake (Liz) and Michael.

Donna graduated from Eastern High School and attended Centre College. She was a former member of the Younger Women's Club and a member of Broadway Baptist Church, the Louisville Women's Club, and Owl Creek Country Club. She was devoted to caring for others and donated her time and talents through volunteer work. She served on the board of directors of the Kids Center, Metro United Way, and the Deaf Oral School. She worked with the PTA in numerous capacities, serving as PTA president at Norton Elementary and Ballard High School.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 18 2014, from 7-9 p.m. at Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village and on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 1-2 p.m. at Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road, with a celebration of life at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Broadway Baptist and burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to an organization near and dear to Donna's heart: the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, 982 Eastern Parkway Louisville, KY 40217 or online at: Please visit us at to leave a condolence for the family.


Published in The Courier-Journal from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2014
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