Juanita Tillett Russell (1931 - 2018)

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Juanita Tillett Russell, 86, formerly of Cynthiana, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 at the Robertson County Health Care Facility in Mt. Olivet.
She was born Oct. 18, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late William and Iva Spegal Tillett. She was a former employee of Walmart in Cynthiana, had worked at Jockey International and Shady Lawn Rest Home and was a member of Phillipi Baptist Church.
Survivors include: four sons, Dennis (Kelly) Russell of Cynthiana, Vernon Russell of Lexington, James Russell of Cynthiana, and Jerry Russell of Lexington; a daughter, Linda Asher of Lexington; 11 grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Connie Russell; three sisters, Virginia Platt, Edith Long and Margaret Platt; two brothers, Donald and William Tillett; a grandson, Jason Russell; a granddaughter, Katherine Ann Russell; and a special friend, Enos Alsip.
Services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Sam Harris and Pastor Greg Mullins. A Committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Battle Grove Cemetery Meditation Building.
Casketbearers will be her family and friends.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Dr., Maysville, KY 41056.
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Sept. 6, 2018