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.