After a long-fought battle with cancer, Holly Jean Yarter, 65, of Weirton, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 27, 1953 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of the late Thomas and Wanda Mills Rees. Holly was a dedicated elementary school teacher with the Brooke County Schools for 39 years. She was a member of the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church and the Weirton Chapter 147 Order of the Eastern Star, presently serving as Worthy Matron and Secretary of JR. AREME. Holly was also Past President of ADK. She loved to read and has traveled to 48 states and loved to vacation at Ocean City, MD with her family. She is survived by her husband William L. Yarter of Weirton; sons Michael (Sandy) Yarter of Las Vegas, NV, Christopher (Casey) Yarter of Ridgecrest, CA and Thomas (Jessica) Yarter of Follansbee, WV; daughter Jessica (Christopher) Naughton of Colliers, WV and grandchildren Colton, Dillon, Olivia and Luke Yarter and Keegan and Connor Naughton. Additional survivors include her Aunt, Iris Rees of Weirton, WV, and her cousin Patty Wagener of Des Moines, Iowa. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 6-8PM Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV where an Order of Eastern Star service will be held at 6PM. Additional visitation will be held Friday from 10 until the 11AM funeral service at the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, 121 Ivy Street, Weirton. Reverend Dr. Holley Faulkner will officiate. Private interment will be held at the convenience of her family. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com 304-748-3219.