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William Arthur Downs

Obituary Date: Saturday 20th January 2018

William Arthur Downs, age 52 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Born in Mitchell, Georgia on January 30, 1965, he was a son of Nell Stewart Downs of Mitchell and the late Alvin Downs. Mr. Downs was currently employed as a truck driver with AIM Logistics. He attended Grace Baptist Church and was known by his family as a jack of all trades. Arthur enjoyed time with his family and farming.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his loving wife of three years, Kim Meeks Downs of Cornelia; children, Rebekah, Rachel, Carrie, Jesse, and Leah Culpepper all of Cornelia; brother, John Downs of Gibson, GA; father-in-law and mother-in-law, William & Sue Westmoreland Meeks of Mt. Airy; also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are 2 pm Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Yarber officiating. Interment will follow in Camp Creek Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the William Arthur Downs Memorial Fund, PO Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.


Funeral Date
01/25/2018 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531