Clark Thompson Powers
Thompson Powers, 81, of Madison, VA passed away
peacefully surrounded by his loving family on
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at his residence. He was born
on February 14, 1933 in Mount, VA to the late Winter
and Annie Tulloss Powers.
Mr. Powers attended Oak Grove United Methodist
He was very active in the community serving as
Vice Chairman of the Madison County School Board,
Regional School Board Member, Brightwood Ruritan
Club and the Madison County Board of Supervisors. He
was very active in the Madison County Lions Club
where he established The Madison Award and served in
many capacities including President. He was a
district manager for Life of Georgia and later owned
and operated Powers Insurance Agency, Inc. in
Ruckersville from 1974 – 2008.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, G.
Gifford Hall Powers, two sons, Warren Lee Powers and
his wife, Sarita and Matthew Bromley Powers and his
Additional survivors include his grandsons, Ryan
Steele Powers, Noah Christian-Hall Powers and Caleb
Marshall Powers, his granddaughters, Camryn Thompson
Powers, Abigail Renae Powers, Kendall Lee Powers and
Bethany Erin Powers, and one sister, Mary Catherine
In addition to his parents he was preceded in
death by his brother, W.D. “Buddy” Powers.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June
8, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
at Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail,
Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 9,
2014 at 11 a.m. at Ryan Funeral Home with Rev. Ed
Morris and Rev. David Flack officiating.
will follow in
Culpeper National Cemetery
The family would like to thank Hospice of the
Piedmont for their love, compassion and care they
gave to Mr. Powers and his family during this time.
"But those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles; they
will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint." Isaiah 40:31
An online guestbook is available at
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to
Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy
Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is handling the