James Emmet Anders, 84, of Independence passed away Jan. 3 at his home.
He was born April 23, 1929 in Independence to the late Osie Anders and Mary Luella Murray Anders.
Surviving are wife, Logene Russell Anders of the home; son and spouse, James "Jimmy" and Teresa Anders of Ivanhoe; daughter and husband, Marcy and Andrew Scott of Raleigh, N.C.; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Geneva Anders of Independence and Rose and Claude Goble of Galax; brothers-in-law, James Russell and Ted and Mary Alice Russell of Fancy Gap; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Jan 5 at Mountain View Baptist Church in Independence. Burial was held in the church cemetery with the Rev. David Osborne and Danny Reedy officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Independence Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 607, Independence, VA 24348 or Mountain View Baptist Church Building Fund, 112 Mountain View Road, Independence, VA 24348.
Arrangements by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.