Wilma Gray Brashear


Wilma Gray Brashear, 87, of Anderson, passed away May 12, 2019, at Millers Merry Manor, Tipton. She was born May 11, 1932, in Laurel Springs, North Carolina, to the late John and Rena (Bare) Reed.
Wilma retired from Frisch's Big Boy at the age of 80 after 36 years of service. She was an avid gardener and loved animals and playing the piano. She also was known for her annual rummage sales.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Hamilton, of Anderson, Julie (Levi Jr.) Cox, of Anderson, Jennifer (Fred) Farley, of Atlanta, and Janice (Robert) Grimm, of Shelburn; sisters, Kathern Taylor and Mabel Huffman; grandchildren, Kendra Hutchison-Campbell, James Tanner Hutchison, Levi Cox III, Caleb Cox, Billy Farley, Joe Farley, Brad Brinkman and Kacie Barron; stepgrandchildren, Brenda Revolt, Greg Miller, Sean Sisson and Phillip Brashear Jr.; 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Brashear; one brother; two sisters; stepson, Phillip Brashear; and a stepdaughter, Rosalie Sisson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, 515 E. 53rd St., Anderson, IN 46013, with Pastor Dan Ealy officiating. Burial will be at East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends Helping Families.
Post online condolences at brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on May 14, 2019
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7 posts

Paty Mabbitt
May 16, 2019
I'm so sorry for the family that have lost such a beautiful (inside & out) lady. She had such a beautiful personality and a heart of gold. My mother and I always went to her garage sales and never left empty handed. Plus she would always come to ours and always would buy. My family also knew her from Frische's. Always making sure we sat in her section. She always had the biggest smile on her face, no matter what. I truly loved her. Again, I'm so sorry for your loss, she will be missed.
Laura hill
May 16, 2019
Prayers for your family Wilma! You were such a sweet and nice woman!
Angela Torres
May 15, 2019
I loved Wilma lover working with her never forget her dinner budie boy plain, with 4 tomatoes, shredded lettuce and pickles on the side 2 chicken strips hand full of French fries and a scoop or 2 of veg soup. She could light up a room with her smile and I loved her laugh. She would laugh and it was a laugh that was from within the heart. She will be missed ♡♡♡
Christy Duncan
May 15, 2019
She will be missed! Ill miss her smile. What an amazing women.
Kellie Furnish Sheward
May 15, 2019
Sad to hear this. Lots of fond memories in the Brashear home. Wilma was always there for the neighborhood kids and made the absolute best sweet tea! Prayers for peace and comfort to the family. We always loved all the girls!
Kimberly DeBono
May 15, 2019
What a wonderful lady. She will be missed by many. Sending prayers to her family and friends.
May 14, 2019
Worked with Wilma at Frischs. She was a great lady.