Luther Holbrook

A picture of the Luther and Lula (Fisher) Holbrook family taken about 1962 at Lake Jackson in Oak Hill, OH.
It was a family reunion.

Front row left to right: Luther Holbrook, Lula (Fisher) Holbrook,
daughters, Delores Jeffries, Nemo Johnson, Opal Kanouse, Lena Faye Erwin, my mother, Garnet Cantor.

Back row: Sons, Gomez Holbrook, Sturl Holbrook, Gaylord Holbrook, Earl Holbrook and Dennis Holbrook.
All are now dead.

Luther Holbrook was born Feb. 18, 1895 in Carter County KY to Hiram Holbrook and Leah (Creech Holbrook.
He died Jan. 9, 1979 in Jackson, OH and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Olive Hill, Carter County, KY.

His wife was Lula Alice Fisher, born Dec. 30, 1895 in Carter County KY.
She died Mar. 27, 1987 in Jackson, OH and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Olive HIll, Carter County, KY.
She was the daughter of David R. Fisher and Hannah Melissa Wilson.

Luther and Lula had 12 children, two of which died as infants. Children were:

Earl DOB: March 18, 1915 in Carter County, KY. DOD:Jan. 1, 1981. Buried in Centerpoint, OH
Dennis DOB: Feb. 6, 1917 in Carter County, KY. DOD: Not sure. Buried somewhere in Olive Hill, KY.
Eva: DOB: Nov. 4, 1920 In Carter County, KY DOD: Nov. 26, 1920 Buried L. Carroll Cemetery, Olive Hill, KY.
Nemo DOB: Oct. 3, 1921 IN Carter County, KY. DOD: June 2000. Buried in Olive Hill, KY.
Sturl DOB: April 26, 1924 DOD: Oct. 11, 2002 Buried in Olive Hill, KY at Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Lena Faye DOB: Sept. 23, 1926 Carter County, KY. DOD: June 23, 2006 Buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cem. in Coalton, OH. Jackson County.
Gaylord DOB: July 12, 1929 in Carter County, KY. DOD: Oct. 7, 2002 Buried in Pleasant Hill Cem. Olive Hill, Carter County, KY
Delores DOB: Aug. 23, 1931 Carter County, KY DOD: Dec. 23, 2004 Buried in Hannah Cemetery, Jackson County, OH
Opal DOB: Feb. 7, 1934 Carter County, KY. DOD: Not sure Buried at Evergreen Cem. Coalton, Jackson County, OH
Adeline DOB: June 29, 1936 Carter County, KY DOD: June 29, 1936 Buried L. Carroll Cem. Carter County, KY
Garnet DOB: June 26, 1938 Carter County, KY. DOD: Sept 24, 2000 Buried at Fairmont Cem. Jackson, Jackson County, OH.
Gomez DOB: June 10, 1940 Carter Co. KY. DOD: March 9, 2010

Luther Holbrook and wife Lula Alice (Fisher) Holbrook.

This photo was taken in 1962.

These are Holbrook Reunion photos. Lula and Luther Holbrook and their 10 kids and families of the kids.

"In the photo on the right I see, Grandpa's brother, Everett Holbrook from Olive Hill, KY.
Of the two white-haired men, Everett is the tallest one, and Grandpa is the shorter one."

Submitted by: Beverly K. Henson

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