Carol Sue (Powers) Clark, age, 88 of Danville, KY, passed from this life to her heavenly home in the late hours of Nov 20, 2022. She was born in Bee, in Dickenson County Virginia on Jan 26, 1934. She was the daughter of the late Fred C. and Zora Inis (Edwards) Powers.
Carol was a 1952 graduate of Haysi High School in VA. She then moved to Alexandria, VA where she obtained a job with E-Systems (which became Raytheon) before color television was invented. She served as a research and development supervisor durning the early evolution of electronic and retired after 34 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Earl E. Hess, her brother, Dannie L. Powers her second husband, Yancey L. Clark, a nephew, Jessie A. Powers, and 2 brothers-in-law, James L. Sells and Johnny Viers
She is survived by 2 sisters, Fairy P. Sells of Elizabethtown, KY., Zay P. Viers of Cedar Bluff, VA., 6 nephews, Dennis Powers (Etta) of Bee, VA., Billy Powers (Debbie) of Haysi, VA. Danny Wayne Powers of Clinchco, Va., Jason S. Worley (Samantha) Wetumpka, AL., James Alan Sells (Karen) of Lemitar, NM and Stephen F. Sells of Lexington, KY. Also surviving is her special caregiver, niece, Angelita (Jiles) Branham of Clinchco, VA., Step-Daughters Lynn Guilfoyle, Carol Albert and several grand and great grand nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends in the Danville area.
After retirement, Carol and her husband, Yancey, moved from Falls Church, VA to Danville in 1991 and purchased a cattle and tobacco farm and a beautiful home built in the late 1700's which they named "Windswept Farm". They were good stewards of their land and worked diligently to preserve the beauty. She had many interests and hobbies throughout her life and excelled in crocheting, embroidery, sewing, basket weaving, quilting, doll making, cooking, gardening and care of her beloved chickens and cats. After losing her husband, Yancey, Carol remained on the farm, and, along with several loyal helpers and friends she was able to spend her last years enjoying word puzzles, the beauty of changing seasons, sunrises, sunsets, and wild birds and other animals on her farm.
Carol, and her husband, Yancey, were valued members of Trinity Episcopal Church of Danville.
Her life will be celebrated with a graveside service at Camp Nelson Wednesday November 30th at 1:30pm with the Reverend Joe Chambers of the Trinity Episcopal Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to your favorite organization or charity. A reception will follow at her home.