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Rites held for John Holbrook

John H. Holbrook Sr., 82, of Tellico Plains, Tenn., died May 31 in Sweetwater, Tenn..

A son of the late Annias Hatler and Verdie Holbrook, he was the father of the late Michael Holbrook, and a brother of the late Fred Holbrook, Oliver Holbrook, Nelson Holbrook, Hatler Holbrook, Eddie Holbrook, Harold Holbrook and Hennie Fernainy.

He was a United Methodist preacher.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Holbrook; two sons, Herman Holbrook, Morehead, and John Holbrook Jr., Sergent ; a daughter, Diane Ratliff, Tellico Plains, Tenn.; two brothers Randall Holbrook, Mobile, Ala., and Hugh Holbrook, Whitesburg; two sisters, Laura Garriott, Birmingham, Ala., and Dorothy Lucas, Whitesburg; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 3 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Holbrook family cemetery at Mayking.

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