Jo Ann Holbrook Rose


Jo Ann Holbrook Rose, age 93, of Morehead, formerly of Cynthiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at her home.

She was born November 28, 1928, in Olive Hill, and was a daughter of the late John and Martha Tackett Holbrook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, James David Rose.

Mrs. Rose is survived by her husband of 76 years, Rev. James W. “Jimmy” Rose, whom she married February 24, 1946; one daughter, Deborah Jo Hudson of Morehead; one sister, Mary Margaret Eltzruth of Indiana; one granddaughter, Kristen Barnes; one grandson, Michael Houston Rose of Morehead; two great granddaughters, Hallie Barnes and Ella Barnes, both of Ft. Thomas, as well as extended family and many friends.

Jo Ann was a homemaker and a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. A lifelong Christian, JoAnn has supported her husband’s ministry for over 50 years.  

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals with the Rev. Aaron Mansfield and Chaplain Jesse Perry officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.

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