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Opal Holbrook was former co-owner of Holbrook's Homestyle Restaurant, Alger

Opal J. Holbrook, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 12:25 a.m. at Richland Manor, Bluffton.

She was born on March 28, 1930, outside of McGuffey, to Edward and Susie (Allen) Poe and they preceded her in death. On Oct. 18, 1947, she married Charles "Chuck" Holbrook and he died on Sept. 2, 2009.

She was a cook and co-owner of Holbrook's Homestyle Restaurant in Alger and retired as a cook for Upper Scioto Valley School. She was an active member of the Alger Memorial Day Committee. She was a member of the McGuffey Church of Christ and attended the Pandora Church of Christ. 

Surviving are a son, Steven (Kayleen) Holbrook of McGuffey; three grandchildren: Steven Cody Holbrook of McGuffey, Lindsey Marie (Cody) Myers of Savannah, Ga., and Sean Calder Holbrook of McGuffey; two brothers: John (Joeann) Poe of Lima and Carl (Charlotte) Poe of Ada; four sisters: Dorothy Garver of Lima, Ruby Nichols of Alger, Mary Ann Daniels of Roundhead and Marsha (Randy) Phillips of Kenton.

She was preceded in death by four brothers: Merlin Poe, Bobby Poe, Curtis Poe and Felix Poe; five sisters: Esther Poe, Lucille Salsbury, Shirley Biederman, Faye Patton and Nancy Yoakam.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the McGuffey Church of Christ with Pastor Steven Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the benevolence of the family, c/o Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, P.O. Box 41, Alger, Ohio 45812