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Ruth Holbrook dies at 66



Ruth Elaine Holbrook, 66, of Mayking, died March 8 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born in Mayking to the late William and Belvia Holbrook Gilliam, she was a sister of the late Ronnie Gilliam.

Surviving are her husband, Lennie Darrell Holbrook Sr.; two sons, Lennie Darrell Holbrook Jr. and fiancée Stephanie of Neon, and Christopher Lee Holbrook and wife Crystal of Richmond; a daughter, Kimberly Fleming and fiancé, John, of Jenkins; three brothers, Paul Gilliam of Mayking, Roger Gilliam and wife Rosalie of Premium, and David Gilliam and wife Chesley of Whitesburg; five sisters, Betty Laughlin and husband Jim of Whitesburg, Shirley Baker and husband Jim, and Dianne Caudill, all of Mayking, Elinda Biggs and husband Tom of Premium, and Nellie Gilliam of London; eight grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas, Dalton, Lennie Holbrook III, Michael, Kara, Isabella and Tony; and three greatgrandchildren, Riley, Kenzie and Harper.

Funeral services for Mrs. Holbrook were held March 11 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Holbrook Cemetery at Mayking.



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