Ance L. Anderson, age 72 of Tomahawk, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at his residence. Born December 2, 1944 in Williamson, West Virginia he was the son of the late Helen Spence Anderson. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by one daughter: Virginia Cassell; two brothers: Tommy Spence and Wade Spence.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie M. Spence Anderson; one son: James Anderson of Tomahawk; three daughters: Loretta Harless of Tomahawk, Carla Mollett of Boonescamp, Ella Galloway of Staffordsville; one brother: Ora Spence of Tomahawk; four sisters: Dixie Hedrick of Tomahawk, Mary Hedrick of Tomahawk, Helen Cornett of Lawrence County, Senie Preston of Paintsville. Eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held 11:00am Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the residence of Ance Anderson, 5906 Rockhouse Rd, Tomahawk, KY 41262. Scotty Mollett will officiate. Friends may visit at the residence after 2:00pm on Wednesday and until time of services on Thursday. Arrangements are by the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, Inez.