It is with regret we announce the passing of Elsie Marie Feuchtinger Callaway, age 96, of Pensacola, FL, formerly of Fayetteville, TN. Marie was born on September 16, 1925 in Taft, TN to the late Albert Byers and Minnie Good Byers. She passed away on November 19, 2021, at her residence, in Pensacola, FL.
Marie graduated from Central High School in Fayetteville, TN and went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN. Mrs. Callaway was a member of the Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Taft, TN, and later in the 1950’s, she became a member at Fairfield Presbyterian Church in Pensacola, FL. Marie lived a Christian Life and participated in the Women of the Church (WOC). Mrs. Callaway taught English for many years at Bellview Jr. High and Escambia High School in FL, and she was a member of the Teacher’s union for many years. She is now at rest at her new Heavenly home, until we meet again, we loved you.
Marie married the late William R. Feuchtinger on September 28, 1950. After Mr. Feuchtinger passed away, she married the late David H. Callaway on July 16, 1976. Marie also joined in her heavenly home, her son, Dennis Feuchtinger; daughter, Mona Feuchtinger; step-daughter, Debra Morros; grandson, Nicholas Feuchtinger; and her siblings, Eunice Byers, Edward Byers, and Clara Byers-Robison.
Survivors include her sons, William (Mindy) Feuchtinger of Los Angeles, CA, Joel (Zhanna) Feuchtinger of Black Earth, WI, and Jack (Sue) Feuchtinger of Milton, FL; step-children, Susan Callaway of Pensacola, FL, and Reed (Carol) Callaway of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren, Michael Feuchtinger, Melissa Feuchtinger, Ivan Feuchtinger, Cody Feuchtinger, Jack Feuchtinger, Jr., Heather Edwards, Kate Leber, Katlin Mixon, Amanda Kerr, Brian Callaway, and Karena Blanchard; special friends and loving caregivers, Barbara and Ken Sherman; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visitation with the family will be from 10:30 AM until the time of service at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home (1985 West Nine Mile Road, Pensacola, FL 32534).
A second visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home (213 East Market Street, Fayetteville, TN 37334). Graveside services will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday at Prosperity Cemetery (19 Prosperity Church Road, Taft, TN 38488), with Reverend David Hammond officiating. Ivan Feuchtinger, Ronald Byers, Danny Lynn Good, Jack Feuchtinger, Jr., Doug Coble, Cody Feuchtinger, and Brian Gardner will serve as pallbearers.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.EasternGateMemorial.com or www.higginsfh.com for the Callaway family.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Elsie Marie Feuchtinger Callaway.