February 17, 1937 – November 21, 2019
Born February 17, 1937 in Dumas, Arkansas to the late Allen James Sr. and Vinetta (Christian) James. The fifth child of ten siblings. Educated in Desha and Jefferson County School Districts. Departed this life Thursday, November 21, 2019 at home in Benton, Arkansas after her battle with Alzheimer’s. Married Charles William Beal Sr. December 25, 1954 six children conceived. February 17, 1978 she married Willie D. Hamilton Jr. with this union thirteen siblings seven sons and six daughters formed a blended family. Maggie was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 361. Loved singing she was a member of the Community Mass Choir, Mac-Air Singers, Hamilton Singers and Family Gospel Choir. Maggie was a teacher’s aide for Head Start. First factory position at Anchor Hockings. Employed 23 years at American Motors aka Chrysler Motors; An avid “UAW” United Auto Workers union representative of Local 72, until retirement. Leaving to cherish her memories; one sister Juanita Wheat of Kenosha, WI. Seven sister-in-law’s and one brother-in-law. Six daughters; Debra Ann Beal of Racine, WI. Clara Renia White of Benton, AR., Annie Mary Payne, Jan Alicia Green, Judith D. Hamilton, Stephanie Hamilton Six sons; Charles William Beal Jr. and Frederick Wayne Beal of Kenosha, WI., Edward Brian ( Vicky ) Beal of Dallas, TX., Keith Jerome Beal of Racine, WI., Herbert Wayne Hamilton, Richard ( Patty ) Hamilton of Belleville, lL. Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Great, Great, Grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other relatives too numerous to count. Preceding her in death both parents, husbands, five sisters, and four brothers.
- Visitation Friday, November 29, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, November 30, 2019
- Burial Saturday, November 30, 2019
November 29, 2019
Granny you will forever live thru me. I love you. Hate you had to leave me. I miss you. Rest well baby 💜
November 27, 2019
Ms Maggie was a very sweet lady. I met her when debra and I worked together. She had a very upbeat personality and showed love and kindness to all that entered her home.
November 27, 2019
To the late Deaconess Maggie Hamilton Family, so sorry for your loss. Praying much for your comfort
November 26, 2019
Ms. Maggie will forever be in our heart and in our memory. Praying for your strength and for the peace of God to surround you.