Larry Powers


Memorial service for Larry Ray Powers, 60, Lawrence will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday November 28, 2009 at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God.  Larry died November 23, 2009 at his home. 

He was a former Resident of Eudora for 17 years.  He moved to Lawrence in 2003.

He was born on May 12, 1949 in Childress, Texas the son of Roy Franklin and Helen May (Blackwood) Powers. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Larry was a Computer Specialist for Microtech Computers.  He also worked for Penny’s Concrete in Lenexa for 17 years.  Larry volunteered for the Family Promise of Lawrence.  He was a member of the Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church.

He married Shari Powers, they later divorced.  He married Melody Clevenger on October 11, 2003 in Lawrence.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his mother of Kansas City, KS; two daughters, Taran Pritchard, Lawrence, Lindy, and husband, James Springer, Eudora; two step-daughters, Mindy Smith, Kansas City, KS, Paula Smith, Lawrence; two sons, John Powers, Luke Powers, both of Lawrence; one step-son, Joshua Smith, Lawrence; two brothers, Roy, Spring Hill, KS, Bruce, Kansas City, KS; two sisters, Gloria Gerik, Lufkin, TX, Sheri Cogan, Weston, MO; and six grandchildren, Bethany, Kyra, Christopher, Skylar, Olivia, and Madison.  He was proceeded in death by his father and two sisters, Sonja Freeman and Tanya Powers. 

The family suggests memorial contributions to Clinton Parkway Assembly of God or Family Promise and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Online condolences may be sent to  Subject: Powers 


2 Condolences

  1. Richard Green on April 13, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    I’m sorry to learn of Larry’s passing in 2009. I was looking for him to ask if I could set one of his poems, called “The Wooing” to music (unaccompanied voices). Are you able to ask representatives of his estate?
    RG, Birmingham, England

  2. Luke Powers on February 6, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    Richard Green, I don’t know how long ago you wrote this, or if you’re still interested, but if you see this please feel free to do that.

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