Margaret "Peg" Jones Rees, 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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  1. Dear Iris and family,

    Please accept my most sincere condolence at the passing of your loved one. We all surely loved Peg. What a LADY.

    I know so many of us have so many wonderful memories of Peg as you all do. I just pray that the memories you have will be with you as travel the grief path of missing her.

    May God bless you all.

    Thinking Love,

    Darlene McKinley

  2. I enjoyed Peg so much. She cut the wedding cake at my wedding and was so loved by my parents and myself. How wonderful that one day I will see her again

  3. Dear Iris, I enjoyed Peg’s company & also yours when I visited my Mom, Ginny, at Golden Oaks. Peg was very blessed to have such a caring, loving niece. May God bless you and keep you in His care.

    Robin Morgan

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