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Jeanetta Jones

Jeanetta Jones was a weather reporter and journalist who worked for The Weather Channel (1986-2006). She was one of the pioneering meteorologists in the United States. She passed away on August 16, 2021, due to Covid.

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Background and Age

Jeanetta Jones was born in Plainview, Texas. Jeanetta Jones is a broadcast news graduate from the University of Georgia. Not much information about her past, family life, and background can be found on the internet.

Career and Net Worth and Relationships

After completing her college graduation, Jeanetta Jones started her career at a Macon, Georgia TV station as a reporter. She not only covered and reported the weather for the channel but also current news and events. After that stint, Jones landed a temporary fill-in weekend weather reporter job in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She later left the job after two years to join The Weather Channel in 1986. She figured out that she was having more fun doing the weather than the news in those two years.

In 2006, Jeanetta stopped practicing meteorology. She holds The American Meteorological Society of Seal of Approval and also the National Weather Association memberships.

Jeanetta was once one of the most famous figures on The Weather Channel. Back then, she was known for her excellent reporting and her natural beauty and charisma. She would stand before the bluescreen climate maps encompassed by cameras, links, and screens. She could tell a great many watchers the barometric pressure in Bakersfield and the wind  chill in Chicago between grins.

She once described why she felt her job was so important, "The news was so depressing, and when I did the weather, I felt like I was providing a dedicated service for people. A lot of times, we don't take the weather seriously, but during severe weather season, we can help keep people out of harm's way."

Jeanetta Jones is a married woman. She was married to Len for over 25 years, and they gave birth to a daughter named Rebecca.

Health

Jeanetta Jones experienced a surprising car accident in 2006 and started to suffer from vision issues due to the accident.  Sadly, it brought an end to her Weather channel career, however, she still stayed active helping her father with an online ministry for disabled citizens  

She remembered the weather that Thursday morning in 2006. It was straightforward and charming, late November excellent. The sun was hanging like a splendid backdrop above Cobb Parkway in Marietta. There wasn't a lot of traffic out and about due to the occasion. It was Thanksgiving Day, and most people had just gotten to where they were going. Since she needed to work, she and her family commended their Thanksgiving dinner the previous night.

Jeanetta left her home in Smyrna for the 15-minute drive. She was nearly at the studio, but. In a moment, she saw the other vehicle dashing over the side of her eye. It flew through the traffic light and struck her Mazda Tribute on the traveler side. The remainder of what happened resembles erased records that she can not recoup anymore. Her little SUV flipped a few times.  Even though she was wearing her safety belt, her head, despite everything, hit the windshield. She was cognizant when she dialed her wireless to call her significant other, Len and little girl, Rebecca.

Death

Jeanetta  sadly died on August 16, 2021, but will be remembered as a weather and broadcasting pioneer, a wonderful wife, mother and faithful Godly woman.  


Quick Facts
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Sep 21 2021
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