Mary Ella Feiertag, 83, a resident of Georgetown, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, at the family residence.
She was the daughter of the late Carl J. and Elsie Nichols. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Charles Feiertag.
She was a member of Living Word Church in Cleveland. She was well known for hand crocheting afghans and quilts for Operation Blessing. She crocheted over 500 quilts that were sent to children all over the world. She conducted Bible clubs for children in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Tennessee. Even though she never had children of her own, she took many under her wing and loved them as if they were hers. Her and her husband, Charles, raised a foster child, Kenny, who passed away at age 21.
She is survived by her special children: Sandy Paslaski and her husband, John, of Madisonville, Sandra Miller of Daytona, Chrissy Jackson of Cleveland and Jane Blevins and her husband, Danny, of Georgetown; nephews, Burt Squires and Mark Squires; and a special friend, Norma Hickenbottom.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 6 p.m. today, May 20, 2014, at the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Larry Cockerham officiating.
There will be a private interment at Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma.
The family will receive friends today from 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. service time at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family by going to http://www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com/.