Clara Mae (Powers) White
Tuesday, February 27, 1923 - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Obituary and Life History
Peacefully surrounded by her family at Albany Retirement Village, Petrolia. CLARA MAE (JARDINE) POWERS WHITE, 89 years, of Petrolia and formerly of Oil City. Beloved wife of the late Burton E. Powers (1959) and Glen White (2003). Loving mother of Warren Powers (Joanne) of Inwood, Muriel Wright...
(Brian) of Camlachie, Donna Powers-Garner (Rick, 1996) of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of Charlotte Wright Boyd (Max) of Wyoming, Burton W. Powers (Robin) of Bothwell, Dr. Marilyn Powers (Janos Englert) of Point-Clarie, Quebec, Charlene DeGurse (Mark) of Mooretown, Douglas Powers of Inwood. Proud Great Grandmother of Ryan and Collin Boyd, Chase and Clay Powers, Keegan and Qiana Englert, Tanis, Taner and Tanin DeGurse. Clara will be missed by her sister-in-law Martha Jardine of Sarnia, and her cousins Bill and Melba Alexander and Mary and Max (1998) Armstrong. Clara was predeceased by her parents Roy Jardine (1987) and Clara Alexander (1923), and her step-mother Edith Jardine (1989), her sister Dora (1999) and Ralph (2004) Parker and Robert Jardine (2009). Clara was a life member of the Women’s Institute and Life Member of the Oil City United Church. Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. The funeral service will be held at Enniskillen Community Centre (former Oil City United Church) on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Enniskillen Community Centre (cheques made payable to Township of Enniskillen) or the Oil Springs United Church. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.
- Date and Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM on Friday, March 16, 2012
- Location: Needham-Jay Funeral Home
- Date and Time: Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM
- Location: Enniskillen Community Centre (former Oil City United Church)
This note is for Muriel. I am so sorry about your Mother's passing. I so enjoyed our visits when I was delivering the bulletins each week from St. Pauls to our people at Albany. Your Mom was a real joy and often asked me about "the Freer farm" --wondering if it was sold or not. She probably was a great friend to Evelyn Freer. I'm sure you have wonderful memories of her and Nothing or No One can ever take them away from you---Memories are forever. My warmest sympathy to you and I will certainly miss her very much! Marg Lennan.
My sympathies to all of Clara's family which I had the privilege meeting in several celebrations and events. I have many good memories of Clara and pray that she is at peace as she has been called home by God. May you know that you are all in my prayers as you grieve Clara's death.
I am sorry to hear of Clara's death. My memories of Clara were part of the Oil City church community. She was always smiling and helping others who needed it most. She lived her life and well with many who loved her. A true blessing.
Sincere condolences to the family of Clara White. I saw her at all the Mother and Daughter suppers of the Ucw of oil City United Church when I went with my daughter Karen Young over a number of years.She will be missed. Dolores Trevail Dolores Trevail
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Gifts & Donations
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Enniskillen Community Centre (cheques made payable to Township of Enniskillen) or the Oil Springs United Church.