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Rites held for Enoch Oliver Holbrook




Enoch Oliver Holbrook

Enoch Oliver Holbrook

Former State Rep. Enoch ‘E.O.’ Oliver Holbrook, 89, died December 18 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Born in Letcher County to the late Annias and Verdie Pence Holbrook Day, he was a brother of the late Felix Holbrook, Eddie Holbrook, Harold Holbrook, Hatler Holbrook, Fred Holbrook, Nelt Holbrook, Hennie Fernainy and Lilly Mae Holbrook.

He was the father-in-law of the late Jim Crit Gose, and a member of the Millstone Methodist Church.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, was a Kentucky State Representative from 1968 to 1970.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Louise Gray Holbrook of Mayking; five daughters, Evelyn Maujean, St. Petersburg, Fla., Carolyn Fields, Miami, Fla., Emily Anderson and June Gose, both of Mayking, and Eula Reeves, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; three brothers, Randal Holbrook, Mobile, Ala., Johnny Holbrook, Tennessee, and Hugh Holbrook, Whitesburg; two sisters, Laura Garriott, Thornton, and Dorothy Lucas, Mayking; 11 grandchildren, Gary Maujean Jr., Enoch Oliver Maujean, Robbie Ison, Rachel Ison Fields, Travis Fields, Derrick Fields, Michael Hall and Carlenia Gose, Michael and Clayton Anderson, and Amanda Wood; and six great-grandchildren, Kevon Maujean, Kayla Maujean, Sanam Fields, Ailli, Kelsey and Malakai Fields.

Funeral services were held December 21 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Holbrook Cemetery at Mayking.

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