Jesse Holbrook, age 79, of Auburn, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 12, 2020, following an extended illness.
Mr. Holbrook was born on January 17, 1941, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Frank Holbrook and Alice Love. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Ped Love; brother, Roy Lee Holbrook, and sister, Wilma McCracken. He was of the Baptist faith. During his working career, Mr. Holbrook was involved in maintenance with several businesses. He was very skilled in making sure everything was always in good working order in the various businesses he had been associated with. This trait carried over to his home life, always working on a project at his home.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Lois Ann Nix Holbrook; son, James Holbrook, Commerce, Georgia; Daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Chris Ward, Auburn, Georgia; daughter-in-law, Debbie Holbrook, Carnesville, Georgia; grandchildren: Brandi Allen, Nikki Scarbrough, Kim Reese, and, Lauren Nelson; great-grandchildren; Avery, Abby, Asher, Jesse, Molly, Lainey, Will, Jack, Lilly, and Beau.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia, with the Rev. Robert Nix and Shelia Lindsey officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest, Georgia.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, on Monday, September 14, 2020, at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123