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Olive Grace "Tootsie" Brasher, 87, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away June 6th, 2013, at Oaklawn Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center in Louisville.
Tootsie was preceded in death by her loving husband, William "Wedge" Thomason and her parents, Sam and Allie Brasher.
She is survived by her children, Susan Thomason Hewitt (Tommy), Louisville; William W. Thomason, Jr. (Barbara), Lexington; Richard Mark Thomason (Melanie), Raleigh, NC; grandchildren, John Monroe Nichols III (Kelly), Louisville, Walter Barrett Nichols III (Katie), Melissa Thomason Chambless (Phillip) and Laura Thomason Dickens (Jack), all of Atlanta, GA and Charles Cutchin Powell, Jr. of Washington DC; great-grandchildren, Isabel Reynolds Nichols, Hugo Walter Henry Nichols, Eloise Miller Nichols and Harlan Thomason Nichols. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Marcie Reynolds Thomason.
Tootsie was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend who possessed a powerful love for her family and friends and a timeless sense of style. Her devotion and joy of living were evident to all who knew her and she will be greatly missed.
Her graveside service will be held 1 p.m. CST Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Smithland Cemetery in Smithland, Kentucky.
Contributions may be made to the Marcie Reynolds Thomason Student-Athlete Memorial Fund c/o Henry Clay High School, 2100 Fontaine Rd., Lexington, KY 40502.