Donna Kay Allen

January 13, 1947May 17, 2020

Donna K. Allen, 73, of Henderson, KY passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020. She was born January 13, 1947 in Evansville Indiana to Arthur and Bertha Cooper. Donna enjoyed spending time with her beloved family. She loved the beach, and going on cruises. Most of all she loved taking vacations with her family. Donna retired from The Heart Group after 25 years of service. She attended Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Henderson, KY.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Jeanette Brown and Marie "Tyonne" Crabtree, and her brother, Edward "Butch" Cooper.

Donna is survived by her son, Jimmy (Linda) Allen of Newburgh, IN; daughters, Robin (David) Hancock of Henderson, KY, and Chris (Chip) Mulzer of Boonville, IN. Donna has 8 grandchildren, Stephanie (Tanner) Simon, Tiffany (Alex) Wilkey, Austin (Holly) Lutz, Cara (Corey) Titzer, Paige Allen(Aaron), Courtney Mulzer, Noah Hancock, and Cooper Mulzer. She has 7 great grandchildren, Aubree Wilkey, Raelynn Titzer, Paisley Wilkey, Annie Lutz, Harper Simon, Hadley Titzer, and Clark Simon.

Also surviving are her sisters, Carol Reed of Smyrna TN, and Karen Ellis of Evansville IN. Many nieces and nephews.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services will be private at this time. Because Donna was loved by many, a celebration of her life will be held in the future.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to IU Simon Cancer Center 1030 W. Michigan St. Indianapolis, IN 46202.

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  • A Private Funeral Service will be held.


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Donna Granderson

May 22, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Donna was a special lady who will be missed by her family and friends. So thankful I got to know her. May God give you comfort and peace as you go through this difficult time.

Karen Rush

May 22, 2020

What a sweet and fun person she was. And an absolutely amazing Grandmother. I’m sure there are some sad hearts that will miss her always.

Cyrenna Seibert

May 22, 2020

My condolences go to the family. I always thought she was an amazing mom. I remember her helping the girls get ready to go go skating, she always was there for her family and very family orientated. Always looked nice, with a cheerful smile. She was a very sweet lady and will remain forever in your heart., Sincerely, Cyrenna Seibert

Laura Gabe

May 22, 2020

Such a great lady. Never met someone so full of life and energy. And lived life to the fullest. I worked with her at The Heart Group but knew her before then when Austin played basketball with my son. She is great example of a loving and dedicated grandmother. Prayers to all.

Melinda Guinn

May 22, 2020

So blessed to have known this lady. Only treasured memories come to mind when I hear her name. Not everyone is blessed with this. To the family, grab your precious memories and hold them many times they will help carry you through. Much sympathy.

Lela Black

May 21, 2020

I have such fond memories of Donna. She will be missed by everyone who knew her! Please know that the family are in my thoughts & prayers.