Leone Tures Cheatom, 73, of Yakima died Monday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Mr. Cheatom was born in Pocohontas, Miss. He was a security police officer at the Hanford Reservation.
Survivors include his wife, Willette Cheatom of Yakima; two sons, Leon Anthony Cheatom of Yakima and Mark Alexander Cheatom of Union Gap; three daughters, Dorothy Bolton of Clinton, Miss., Renata Solomon of Seattle and Lanieka Miller; four sisters, Stella, Ella, Joanne and Leona; one brother, Dwayne Cheatom; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Keith and Keith Ninth Avenue Chapel, Yakima. He will be buried in Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.