Whitesburg KY

Rites held for John Holbrook

John Marion Holbrook, 72, of Isom, died March 25 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born in Millstone to the late Randolph Holbrook and Rosamond Bentley Holbrook Martin Curry, he was a member of Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.

He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel and a lifetime member of the Whitesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Reath Holbrook; a son, Tyrome Holbrook of Isom; a brother, Jack Holbrook and wife Lois of Rome, Ga.; a sister, Elizabeth Holbrook Gray of Rossville, Ga.; a halfbrother, Allen Martin and wife Phyllis of Isom; two half-sisters, Mary Martin Brown and husband I.D. Caudill of Isom, and Vivian Rizzo of Falmouth; three stepbrothers, Vernon Martin of Pt. Richie, Fla., Jesse Martin of Westwego, La., and Paschal Martin of Alexandria; and friends Wayne and Joann Smith of Isom.

Funeral services were held March 27 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Banks family cemetery at Isom.

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