Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Mourns Loss of Veteran Corrections Officer, Yvonne Reese

Photo from Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of veteran corrections officer Yvonne Reese, of Lancing, Tennessee.  According to her obituary, she passed away at her home on Thursday, March 23, 2023.  The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that Yvonne had been a fixture at the Morgan County Jail for nearly 20 years and will be missed by employees, inmates and everyone she interacted with daily.  Reese was 56 and her family received friends Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg.

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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