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 Elizabeth <I>Graves</I> Chilton

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Elizabeth Graves Chilton

  • Birth 13 Oct 1912
  • Death 23 Sep 2008 Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot IMP 75-L5
  • Memorial ID 90743973

"Elizabeth Graves Chilton, 95, of the 3100 block of Shore Drive, died Sept. 23, 2008, in Virginia Beach. Mrs. Chilton was a native and longtime resident of Norfolk and was the daughter of the late Eugene Lee Graves and Elizabeth Roberts Graves. Mrs. Chilton was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

She was the widow of Hamilton Plack of Chicago, Illinois (son of Arnold and Emily Plack), whom she married 15 Dec 1933, Earl Thomas "E.T." Gresham Sr. and Rear Adm. William Pierce Chilton. Survivors include the Rev. L. Roberts Graves Jr. and his wife Jane and family of Pensacola, Fla., Margaret Butterworth and her husband Dr. Richard Butterworth and family of Dinwiddie, Va., Luan Mason and family of Aiken, S.C., Wells Gresham and his wife Jane and family of Virginia Beach and Doris T. Gresham and family of Norfolk.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk by the Rev. L. Robert Graves Jr. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts, Norfolk Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fellowship Fund of Westminster Canterbury, 3100 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 201 St. Paul Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23510. Online condolences may be made to the family at ."

Published in The Virginian Pilot on September 25, 2008

Tributes to her on the H.D. Oliver Funeral Home site speak to a gracious, grateful, kind, compassionate and gentle lady, who spoke no ill of others, loved to garden and enjoyed her walk and view of the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Created by: Sherry D Chilton
  • Added: 26 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90743973
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Graves Chilton (13 Oct 1912–23 Sep 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90743973, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sherry D Chilton (contributor 47162476) .