Elysie Cheek Arnold, 99, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born in Burlington, N.C., Aug. 13, 1914, to John and Bess Satterfield Cheek. Elysie was an active member of the First-Centenary United Methodist Church, a member of the Altar Guild and prepared the sanctuary for the second service until age 94. She married Carl Arnold in the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York in 1943. Survivors include her husband of 71 years, Carl J. Arnold; daughter, Carleen A (Richard) Wesson, of Atlanta, Ga. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.