Iris Virginia Rees

IRIS VIRGINIA REES, 93, of Weirton, WV passed away peacefully at Golden Oaks in Follansbee, WV on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Iris was born in Steubenville, OH on July 12, 1929. She graduated from Weir High School. In 1947 she started working for Weirton Steel, a career she had for the next 52 years before retiring as the administrative assistant to the vice president. Outside of work, Iris was a 76-year member the Eastern Star Chapter 23 Wellsburg, and the Jr. Areme. She was also a member of the Weirton Steel Ladies 25 Year Club, and a 72-year member of the Weirton Women’s Club. She nourished her faith at the First United Methodist Church in Weirton. Iris was preceded in death by her father, Samuel J. Rees, and her niece, Holly Jean Yarter. She will be remembered with love by her sister, Patricia Wagner, brother, Jim Quickle; nephew, Larry Yarter, nieces and nephews Tommy Yarter (Jessica), Chris Yarter, and Michael Yarter (Sandy); Jessica Naughton (Chris); great nephews, Colton and Dillon Yarter, Keegan and Connor Naughton, and Luke Yarter and two great-nieces Stephanie Vance and Olivia Yarter. Private family visitation was held Monday, February 27, 2023 at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 3301 West Street Weirton, WV 26062. The family would like to thank the team at Golden Oaks for her great care, especially Chris Piccirillo and Lori Casinelli. Share tributes at