Margaret ‘Peg’ Rees

REES, Margaret “Peg” Jones, 98, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013.

Born on September 27, 1914, in Weirton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Emma John Rees. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Samuel, Thomas and William Rees, a sister, Helen Rees and a great- niece, Melanie Vance.

She was a graduate of Weir High School and retired after 45 years from the accounting department of Weirton Steel Corporation. She was a member of Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, Eastern Star of Wellsburg Chapter 23, Jr. Areme, and the WSX Ladies 25 year club.

She is survived by three nieces, Iris Rees of Weirton, Patricia Wagner of W. Des Moines, Iowa and Holly Yarter (Larry) of Weirton; three great-nephews, Tommy Yarter (Jessica) of Weirton, Chris Yarter (Casey) of Virginia Beach, VA and Michael Yarter (Sandy) of Las Vegas; a great-niece, Jessica Naughton (Chris) of Weirton; three great-great-nephews, Colton and Dillon Yarter and Keegan Naughton and two great-great-nieces, Stephanie Vance and Olivia Yarter.

Memorial and inurnment services will be held privately at the convenience of her family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, 121 Ivy St. Weirton, WV 26062 or to Anderson’s Children’s Home, P.O. Box 343 Follansbee, WV 26037 in her memory.

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