McMichael, Vena A. 1968-2019

BARNARD, Mo. - Vena Ann McMichael, 50, of Barnard, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019.

Vena was born on July 29, 1968, in Independence, Missouri, to Everett E. and Donna J. (Potter) Epling.

She attended school in Oak Grove, Missouri, and Junior High in Burlington Junction, Missouri.

She was a 1986 graduate of Maryville High School and received her LPN in 2007 from Iowa Western College, in Clarinda, Iowa.

She also attended Calvary Chapel Church, in Maryville, Missouri.

She married Ron G. McMichael on March 4, 1989. He survives of the home.

Additional survivors include: her daughter, Ashley McMichael, Maryville; brother, David Epling, Cincinnati, Ohio; and her father-in-law, Kenneth McMichael, Barnard.

Vena was preceded in death by: her parents; one brother, Greg Epling; and her mother-in-law, Loree McMichael.

Vena has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home, Maryville. There will be no visitation or services held.

Online condolences can be made to the family at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.