Published 3:58 pm Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Juanita Beckler, 87, of Georgiana passed away Tuesday, October 5th in Tuscaloosa.

Juanita lived her life well and with enthusiasm. She had an inquisitive nature and was voted most witty in high school. She loved books, gardening, art, music, raising her birds and traveling. At the age of 80 she went horseback riding on the grounds of Windsor Castle in England. She enrolled in Auburn University to learn more about raising her peacocks, swans, Muscovy ducks and geese.

She loved her family, friends and life. She is forever loved and will be missed deeply.

She is survived by her children Gary Beckler, Cindy Beckler, Ken Beckler; brother Charles King Blackmon; sister Pat Compton; and several beloved nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded by her husband of 58 years, Leonard Beckler; parents Tilford Blackmon and Voncile McNeil Blackmon; and brother Bryant Blackmon.

Graveside service was held Saturday, October 9th at Union Cemetery.