Tonya “Maw” Morgan, 47, Wartburg

Mrs. Tonya “Maw” Morgan, age 47, of Wartburg, passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Jimmy Morgan.

Her father: Rommie Robert Vann, Jr.

And one sister: Veronica Hardwick.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law: Heather and J.J. Sheldon of Oliver Springs.

One son: Derek Morgan of Wartburg.

Her granddaughter: Morgan Sheldon.

Her mother: Patricia Sue Vann of Wartburg.

Her companion: Jeff Mize.

Five sisters and four brothers-in-law: Sharlene Justice of Wartburg, Rhonda “Susie” and David Brown of Oak Ridge, Missie and Robbie Robertson of Wartburg, Audra and Darren Bauer of Washington, NC and Ambie and Caleb Pemberton of Wartburg.

Two brothers: Rommie and Thomas Vann both of Wartburg.

Several nieces and nephews, Maw’s little buddies, along with a host of other friends and loved ones.

The family will receive friends Friday October 13, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Beech Fork Holiness Church. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM with Bro. David Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Vann Family Cemetery

Condolences may be sent to the family at:

Davis Funeral Home, Wartburg, honored to be serving the Morgan family.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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