Donna Sue Groves

Creator of the Barn Quilt Trail movement dies at 73

By Julianne Donofrio and Christy Farnbauch

Donna Sue Groves ~ 2010 Ohio Governor’s Award for the Arts in Community Development and Participation. ©PiecedTogether

Donna Sue Groves, the creator of the barn quilt trail movement and champion of Appalachian culture, passed away on November 13 at the age of 73 after a long illness.

A community organizer and arts enthusiast, Donna Sue is best known for having created the…