Mark L. Powers

RAINELLE - Mark L. Powers, 53, of Rainelle died Sept. 11, 2000, in Wadesboro, N.C., after a short illness.

He was a former Rainelle businessman and a member of the Rainelle Moose Lodge.

Surviving: wife, Johna "Cricket"; daughter, K. Paige Powers of Charmco; son, Jason Brock Powers of Wilmington, N.C.; stepsons, Jason Sloan and John Glen Young, both of Rainelle; mother, Theda Fleshman Powers of Jacksonville, N.C.; sisters, Nell Gwinn of Jacksonville, Lisa Brown of Tobaccoville, N.C.; three grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 7 p.m. today at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with the Rev. Dana Gatewood officiating. The body will be cremated. Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. today at the Powers farm and one hour prior to service at the funeral chapel.