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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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October 4, 2000             Page 6B


MR. jack buck holder jr.


Mr. Jack Buck Holder Jr., age 68, of Wilmar Circle, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2000 in the Atlanta Medical Center following an extended illness.  Mr. Holder was born on May 31, 1932 in Putnam County, GA, the son of the late John Buck Holder Sr., and the late Lizzie Gearhardt Holder.  He was a retired tool and die maker.  Mr. Holder was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Horner and three grandchildren, Jonathan, Carmen and Preston Horner in 1997.  He was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses with the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses.

Surviving Mr. Holder are his loving wife of forty-seven years, Elsie Barlow Holder, of Blairsville; one daughter, Debbie Holder, of Lavista, AZ; one brother, Fred Holder, of Eatonton, GA; three sisters, Janice Knowles, Joyce Harper and Ann Rainey, all of Eatonton, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Services for Mr. Holder will be held on October 7, 2000 at 2 p.m. from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses with Elder George Pepple officiating.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.