Michael Thomas Newton
Michael Thomas Newton, 62, of Cleveland, peacefully went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
Michael was born in Valdosta, Ga., to parents Eddie and Suzanne Newton.
Michael married Sharie on June 11, 1983, in Fresno Calif. He worked faithfully at Terminix for 15 years. Michael was a veteran of Desert Storm, served in the U.S. Army, and was awarded a Kuwait medal among other accomplishments.
He was a leader in the church community, as well as a devoted father and loving husband. His camping buddy was his son, Michael. His fishing buddy was his daughter, Autumn. His ministering buddy was his son, Chris. His state champion was his daughter, Kristal. The love of his life was his wife, Sharie.
Michael is survived by his wife, Sharie Newton; his four children, Chris, Kristal, Michael and Autumn; his parents, Eddie and Suzanne Newton; his sisters, Cindy and Kelley; and his nine grandchildren.
Viewing will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Living Word Church, located at 930 25th St. N.W., Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Nov. 9, 2018, also at Living Word Church.
Burial will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Companion Funeral Home. Any memorial contributions may be made to Sharie Newton at 1603 Blount Ave. S.W., Cleveland, TN 37311.
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