Juanita “Nita” Wilhelm, age 83, of Russellville, Ky., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky.

Nita was born in Logan County, Ky. on Dec. 23, 1936, to the late Rhea and Mae (Brown) Gregory. She was a member of the Berea Christian Church and worked in customer service with Walmart.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Albert Wilhelm; brothers, Billy Gregory and Bobby Gregory, and her sister, Geraldine Kirtley.

She is survived by her daughter, Tina Olson (Marty) of Russellville; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Nita Wilhelm were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Richard Allen officiating. Burial followed in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation began at the funeral home Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 5-7 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m.

The family has asked that donations be made to the Best Friends Animal Rescue of Logan County, Kentucky – C/O Linda Williams – 1216 West 9th Street – Russellville, KY 42276.