Beverly Ann Chilton, 74, of Owensboro passed away January 20, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Owensboro on October 9, 1945 to the late Llyod and Idella Gaines Hamilton. Beverly was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She enjoyed Solitaire, crosswords, word searches, lottery tickets, going to the casino, swimming, spending time with family, visiting with friends, and caring for others. Along with her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Ann Butler, her sisters, Mary Aurelia McHenry, Patricia Ann Thomas, Mary Ruth Simmons, Frances Savellia Epison, Elizabeth Cordelia Johnson, Teresa V. Hill, and her brothers, Alfonse RV Hamilton and James V. Hamilton. Beverly is survived by her husband of 27 years, James Chilton, her children, Waitman Butler, Aleta Butler, Dorothea (Brutus) Williams, Bernica Butler, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and her brother, James Burnell Hamilton. Services will be 12:00 pm Monday, January 27, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Father Jerry Riney officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Chilton. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Beverly Ann Chilton at

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  1. Earth has no sorrow … for Heaven IS our final goal … May the God of Comfort hold you close during this time … you are in my prayers …

  2. One of the WORLDS GREATEST GRANDMOTHERS GOD EVER CREATED! Sooo many memories I will forever cherish! True definition of a fighter! My grandmother was PERFECT!

  3. Expressing my condolences to the family of Beverly Ann Chilton during your time of bereavement, as you grieve the loss of your loved one. Mrs. Beverly was a wonderful person to be around, we always enjoyed our times of chatting on the phone and visits. I

  4. I work at The Owensboro Surgery Center. Right after I became a member of Blessed Sacrament, Beverly came with a patient to our facility. I walked past the waiting room she was in and walked back and said…..Don’t you belong to Blessed Sacrament Parish.

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