Beverly Eloise Ham, 83, of Morton, Illinois and formerly of Chambersburg, Illinois passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Reflections Memory Care, Morton.
Beverly was born on June 29, 1937 in East Moline, the daughter of Wilbur and Virginia (Breckon) Chapman. She married Roger C. Ham on July 19, 1959 at the Methodist Church in Meredosia, Illinois. She was preceded by Roger in death on January 24, 2016 and by her parents. Surviving are her two sons, Clay (Helen Harrison) of Lexington, South Carolina and Ray (Cristie) of Morton, Illinois. Also surviving are three grandchildren Emily (Greg) Adams of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Nathan (Claire) Ham of Bloomington, Illinois, and Zach (Hannah) Ham of Indianapolis, Indiana and three great grandsons Samuel Adams and Charles Adams of Colorado Springs and Ames Ham of Indianapolis.
Beverly graduated from Meredosia High School in 1955 and Western Illinois University in 1959. She worked as a teacher and substitute teacher in the Meredosia-Chambersburg School District and later as a Walmart Associate in Jacksonville, Illinois. The work she loved most was being a wife, mother, and grandmother.
Beverly was active in the Chambersburg Christian Church serving as Mission Committee Treasurer, Sunday School teacher, and women’s group leader. For many years, she prepared the Sunday bulletin and weekly church newsletter and helped with annual Chicken Dinner. She was known to provide food and pies for most any occasion.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Villas of Holly Brook, Reflections Memory Care and Vitas Hospice for the compassionate care they gave Beverly during the final years of her life.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, 2021 in the Chambersburg Christian Church in Chambersburg, Illinois with Pastor Nate Walters officiating.
Burial will follow in the Versailles West Side Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the Chambersburg Christian Church.
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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Chambersburg Christian Church
102 South Main Street, Chambersburg IL 62323