Juanita Eckler Tanselle of Franklin died Sunday. She was 87.
Born in 1926 in Dry Ridge, Ky., she was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Sylvia Myers Eckler. She married Donald W. Tanselle on June 30, 1946, and he survives.
Mrs. Tanselle graduated from Central Normal College and taught English at Pittsboro and Lizton schools.
Also surviving are two sons, Tim R. Tanselle (Tina) of Crawfordsville and John W. Tanselle (Lisa) of Pittsboro; a brother, Eldon Eckler (Hazel) of Pittsboro; and four grandchildren, Zack T. Tanselle and Ryan W. Tanselle of Indianapolis, Rhett M. Tanselle of New York City, and Jason W. Tanselle of Indianapolis.
Services are 4 p.m. June 19 at Pittsboro United Methodist Church, with visitation there for two hours prior to services. Burial will be in K of P Cemetery at Lizton. David A. Hall Mortuary, Pittsboro, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Pittsboro United Methodist Church.