Lillian Joyce Carter Downing, Age 86, resident of Taylor Mill, KY died Saturday, September 24, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend, Lillian’s joy was her family and her passion was serving God. Devoted Rosedale Baptist congregant and Sunday School Teacher for over 50 years, Lillian’s impact and influence are immeasurable. SERVICES 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 29, 2022, Rosedale Baptist Church, 45th Street and Glenn Avenue, Latonia, KY. VISITATION 9:00-11:00 AM until hour of service at the church. INTERMENT 2:00 PM at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, KY. MEMORIALS may be made to Rosedale Baptist Church. Lillian is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, John W. Downing. She is survived by sons John L. (Megan) Downing, Rod C. (Sherry) Downing, Eric W. (Araceli) Downing; 9 Grandchildren: Timothy (Laura) Downing, Evan (Stephanie) Downing, Travis (Ali) Downing, Jessica (Blair) Brady, Paige (Jake) Sandy, Lucas (Rosa) Downing, Ashes (Kelsey) Stryffe, Sarah (Kyle) Quillin, Lonnie Downing; 12 Great-Grandchildren (with two more on the way): Kennedy, Evelyn, Lena, Dean, Baby Sandy, Lilly, Samus, Kai, Rayne, Adam, Alex, Odin, Atlas, Baby Downing; and numerous nieces and nephews, all who adored her beyond measure and cherish her contributions to their lives. Floral Hills Funeral Home serving the family.