Ashley Marie Harter, 31, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Marion County, W.Va., as a result of a motorcycle accident.
Ashley was born October 1, 1985, a daughter of Terri (Harter) Neeley of Monaca, Pa, and the late William G. Milligan. She was a graduate of Wheeling Park High School; attended West Virginia Northern Community College; and received her EMT certification from California University of Pennsylvania. She was employed as a motorman for Contura Energy, Cumberland Mine, Waynesburg, Pa.; and was a member of the U.M.W.A.
Ashley loved to travel, play basketball, and ride four wheelers and go carts. She also enjoyed archery, fishing, shopping, and admiring her many shoes. She was a girl who loved the outdoors, but didn’t always like to get dirty.
In addition to her father, Ashley was preceded in death by an aunt, Tori Williams. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughter, Aryoniah McKenzie “Auna” Parks; her significant other, Andrew Taylor of Wileyville, W.Va.; a sister, Autumn Harter of Beaver Falls, Pa.; grandparents, Gary and Vicki Harter of Wheeling; grandmother, Barbara Fink of Rochester, Pa.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2-8 pm, Friday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, April 1, 2017, with Pastor Larry Lewis officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to a fund to assist Ashley’s daughter, Auna, with future college expenses (click here), or the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (click here). To make a contribution, please visit www.TMCfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.