Elva Clare Downing, 84 years old, joined her Lord and Savior on July 8, 2018. Elva was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was a faithful military wife to her late husband John. Elva is survived by her daughters, Ruth Graham (Neil), Diane Ziegler (Roger), Eugenia Kingham; Son, Kelly Downing (Lynne); brother, Carl Wilson; grandchildren, Chris Yukubousky (Jackie), Sara Yukubousky, Timothy Kingham (Amy), Scott Kingham (Christine), Daniel Kingham, David Graham (Theresa), Terry Kalagian , Jonathan Downing, Christin Hinton (Sean); great-grandchildren, Taylor Kingham, Rylee Kingham, Lauren Kingham, Leif Graham (Maggie), Connor Graham, Julie Graham; great- great grandchildren Chase and Calla Graham.
Elva loved the outdoors, especially Mt Charleston, and enjoyed time with her friends and daughters for breakfast, Taco Bell, or ice cream. She loved reading, knitting and writing letters to friends.
There will be a celebration of life at the Event Cabin on Mt Charleston on July 21st at noon – 3pm. Come join as we celebrate the memory of this beautiful woman with food and fellowship.
5375 Kyle Canyon Road Las Vegas, NV 89124 (Event Cabin to the left of the lodge)
There will be a graveside service at Memory Gardens at 10am prior to the celebration of Life.
Memory Gardens Memorial Park: 7251 West Lone Mountain Rd Las Vegas, NV 89129
In lieu of flowers please send donations to...
Nellis Air Force Base Chapel Fund
4302 N Washington Blvd
Nellis AFB, NV, United States 89191