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Barbara E. (Perry) McVay

November 29, 1936 ~ May 4, 2019 (age 82)

Barbara Evelyn McVay 82, a resident of Trenton, MO. died Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:55 A.M. at Eastview Manor Care Center, Trenton.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Christian Church, Trenton.  Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens north of Trenton.

Family visitation will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton.

Memorials to:  First Christian Church and may be left at the mortuary.

Mrs. McVay was born Nov. 29, 1936 in Spickard, MO. the daughter of McKinley and Beulah Tuttle Perry. She graduated from Spickard High School in 1954, and graduated from Trenton Junior College in 1956. She was a homemaker and also a substitute school teacher for many years. In Kansas City she worked for J.D. O’Flarety Law Firm  and Old American Insurance Co. In Trenton she was employed by Herbert S. Brown attorney, Best Abstract and Title Co., Grundy County ASCS office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Famers Mutual  Insurance Co., Hoffman & Reed Farm Supply, and Hy-Vee Food Store.

She was a member of First Christian Church, the Campbell circle of the Christian Women’s Fellowship, a life member of Major Dale Stepp unit # 31 of the American Legion Auxiliary, Parson Chaper # 189 of the O.E.S., Grundy County Farm Bureau, and Grundy County Genealogy Society.

She was former member of Christian Churches “Disciples of Christ” of Spickard, Community Church of Kansas City, Wyatt Park of St. Joseph, Trenton Elks’ Ladies # 801, Southside Farm Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Pep Squad, and Phi Mu Epsilon Social Sorority all of Trenton Junior College.

On June 3, 1961 she was married to Robert Ross McVay in Trenton. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2017.

Her survivors include her son Robert Graham McVay, Trenton. One step-Brother Lewis Griffin and wife Margaret Chapman, Spickard. One step-sister Lois McVay, Sedalia, MO. and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son William Perry McVay, step-father John L. Griffin and one step-sister Imalee Blumhorst.

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