Guy, Arnold Zint (Cleveland)

Monday, November 27, 2017

Arnold Zint Guy, 78, a resident of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at UT Medical Center.

He was born on September 14, 1939 in Polk County a son of the late Richard & Frankie Guy. Arnold loved riding his motorcycle, enjoyed fishing trips, hunting, farming and gardening. He was no stranger to hard work, having owned his own roofing company for 33 years. Arnold was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army after faithfully serving his country. He was of the Baptist faith. 

In addition to his parents, Arnold is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Montgomery Guy, six brothers Brawner, Morris, Winston, Hoyt, Homer and Myles Guy and two sisters Retta McClure and Florence Perkins. 

Arnold leaves behind to cherish his memory two sons, Mark Guy and wife Debbie and Shane Guy and his wife Amanda, five grandchildren Brett, Magi, Manon, Cooper and Holland Guy, one sister Wilma Ogle, his loving friend and companion Mary Harris and her family. Many nieces, nephews and other extended family members and a host of special friends also survive. 

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, November 29, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the parlor of Companion Funeral Home. A graveside service is planned for Thursday morning, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Sunset Memorial Gardens. The funeral procession is scheduled to leave Companion Funeral Home at 10:15 AM on Thursday morning. Mark Guy, Shane Guy, Jim Guy, David Guy, Cooper Guy and Brett Guy will serve as pallbearers. The graveside service will begin with full military honors in recognition of Arnold’s service to our country. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to either St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society in Arnold’s memory. You are encouraged to share a memory of Arnold and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Guy family with his arrangements.



Brown, Ethel Blankinship (Cleveland)

Ethel Blankinship Brown, 95, a native of Polk County and a resident of Bradley County for the past 85 years, passed from this life into her new life in Heaven on Sunday, July 15, 2018. She was at home with family by her side. She was a longtime faithful member of First Baptist Church of Cleveland. She was a member of the Gleaners Sunday School Class. She had been a volunteer ... (click for more)

Mathews, Ralph Garnett (Rising Fawn)

Ralph Garnett Mathews, 88, of the New Salem Community, passed away July 16, 2018. He was a member of the New Salem United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Cleveland and Ethel Virginia Mathews; siblings, Ione Miller, Clarice Hawkins, Felix, Philip, Troy and George Mathews. Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-three years, Ruth Mathews; ... (click for more)

Lenoir Gail Hitchner

Lenoir Gail Hitchner, 70, of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away on  Thursday, July 19, 2018 . She was the daughter of the late Glenn and Ada Keener and was preceded in death by her brother, William Keener. Lenoir was a former medical transcriptionist and had worked for Erlanger Medical Center and Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. She was an avid sewer, quilter and ... (click for more)

Steve McKnight

Steve McKnight, 65, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his family. Steve was a gifted and talented teacher who was loved by his students and respected by his colleagues. He was inspired to teach because of several excellent teachers who encouraged him as a student. His great passion and dedication to teaching and learning was rewarded ... (click for more)

Rhonda Thurman "Astounded" At Low Performance By Hamilton County Schools On TNReady; Dr. Johnson Says Some Gaps "Closing" Between County And State

County School Board member Rhonda Thurman said Thursday she was "astounded" by low performance on TNReady scores that were just released.   Noting that the county schools are below state levels in many areas, she said, "I am blown away. I am just astounded. We spend millions and ten millions and this is what we get."   She said, "If people want to know why ... (click for more)

Senator Corker Calls Judge Kavanaugh "A Superb Nominee"

 Senator Bob Corker on Thursday called Judge Brett Kavanaugh "a superb nominee" for the U.S. Supreme Court.   He made the statement after meeting with President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.   Senator Corker said, “I had a great meeting today with Judge Kavanaugh and think he is a superb nominee. It is inspiring to me to see ... (click for more)