September 10, 1930 - December 3, 2018
Melba Lee Kicklighter Downs, 88 of Conyers, died Monday, December 3, 2018 at the home. Born September 10, 1930 in Glennville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Ollie Bird Kicklighter. Mrs. Downs, a graduate of Georgia Southwestern College and former teach in Milstead, GA was a member of the Conyers Presbyterian Church and previous member of the Morrow Presbyterian Church. She joyfully served her congregations as Elder, teacher, choir member and also served on the Greater Atlanta Presbytery Board. Survivors include daughters, Nancy D. Rambin (Alan) of Sautee, GA, Rebecca D. Williams (Kevin) of Lake Spivey, GA, Harriet D. Ike (David) of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Austin (Dana) Rambin, Adam Rambin (David Carswell), Andrew Rambin, Johnson (Amy) Williams, Zachary Williams (Justin Peterson), Kathleen (Tyler) Binner, Harrison Williams, John David Ike, Anna Ike, Hampton Ike, Anders Ike; and sister, Mae Joe Garrett (Fred) of Dothan, AL. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Harry Sims Downs and siblings, Elbert Kicklighter, Gwen Kennedy, Margaret Fussell, Maxine Davis, Lee Kicklighter. 'Mimi Lee' was a beloved grandmother and mother leaving a legacy of 'rules to live by,' a lifelong bridge teacher and Life Master of American Duplicate Bridge, a member of the Colonel John McIntosh Chapter of the DAR, a gracious hostess, an accomplished china painter, an avid gardener and caring friend to many. The life of the party, she brought joy to every experience and enriched the lives of many. A service celebrating Melba's life will be held Friday, December 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Conyers Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to Conyers Presbyterian Church, 911 N. Main Street, Conyers, GA 30012. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
Melba Lee Kicklighter Downs, 88 of Conyers, died Monday, December 3, 2018 at the home. Born September 10, 1930 in Glennville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Ollie Bird Kicklighter. Mrs. Downs, a graduate of Georgia Southwestern... View Obituary & Service Information
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