|Marian Emily Nichols Quillen-Thrasher
Marian Nichols Quillen Thrasher
Ocean City-Marian Nichols Quillen Thrasher, age 88, passed away peacefully into the arms of
her Lord on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Emily Dodge Nichols.
Marian Graduated from McKinley Tech High School (1946) in Washington DC.
She is survived by her husband, Ret. Col. Jodie T. Thrasher, and children, Marijane Quillen
Boyd and her husband Paul, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Nancy J. Britt and her husband
Greg, of Ocean City.
She was preceded in death by her husband John "Tip" Quillen in 2010, and a brother Milton
There are four grandchildren, Lauren Hudson and her husband Josh, Lindsay Stallings and her
husband Brian, Trevor Britt and his wife Kaitlin, and Kelly Boyd Tracy and her husband Sean,
four great-grandchildren, Mason Stallings, Wesley Stallings, Adelynn Stallings and Easton
Hudson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Marian had a contagious Love for Life, and an extraordinary measure of Love that was shared
with family, friends and anyone she ever met. Her warmth and Legacy of Love will forever be
carried on as her gift to her family!
Marian had been employed by the Bank of Ocean City for a time, and was an Avon
representative. She had been retired for many years.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, where she sang in the choir
and played the organ and served in many other capacities. She was a choral member of the
Pine Tones, the Worcester Chorale and a member of the Holly Chapter of the Order of Eastern