Thelma Janet (Wainwright) Tsismanakis, age 91, passed away on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at her residence in Franklin. She was born on March 15, 1923 in Rushville, Indiana to Byron C. and Rebecca May (Cheek) Wainwright. Thelma is survived by son, Phil Myers of Indianapolis; daughter, Jeanne Myers of Idaho and son, Dan Myers of Franklin and five grandchildren. Thelma received her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and her PhD from Indiana University. She touched many lives during her tenure as an Elementary Education Professor at Franklin College. A Memorial service will be held on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 North Morton Street, (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Private burial will be at Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, near Franklin.