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Juanita (Tillett) Russell

October 18, 1931 ~ August 29, 2018 (age 86)

Juanita Tillett Russell, 86, formerly of Cynthiana, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Robertson County Health Care in Mt. Olivet.

Born October 18, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late William & Iva Spegal Tillett, she was a former employee of Walmart in Cynthiana, had worked at Jockey International and the Shady Lawn Rest Home and was a member of Phillipi Baptist Church.

Survivors include 4 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 & great-great grandchildren.  

Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Connie Russell; 3 sisters: Virginia Platt, Edith Long and Margaret Platt; 2 brothers, Donald & William Tillett; a grandson, Jason Russell; a granddaughter, Katherine Ann Russell; and a special friend, Enos Alsip.

Services will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Sam Harris and Greg Mullins. A Committal service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the Battle Grove Cemetery Meditation Building.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. Tuesday until the time of service.

Donations may be made to:

Hospice of Hope
909 Kenton Drive, Maysville KY 41056
Tel: 1-606-759-4050

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