Tifton Gazette


February 17, 2014

Henry M. Denmark

IRWIN COUNTY — Henry M. Denmark, 72, of Irwin County, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, in the chapel of Paulk Funeral Home in Fitzgerald with the Rev. Wayne McCrimmon and the Rev. Jay Roberson officiating. Interment will follow at Abba Cemetery.

Mr. Denmark was born May 20, 1941 in Homerville. He attended school in Clinch County and served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was a retired USDA inspector for the Federal-State Inspection Service specializing in fresh fruits and vegetables. Mr. Denmark enjoyed being a part of the Burger King coffee club. He was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church and also attended Irwinville United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman Martin and Christine Darley Denmark, as well as a sister, Faye Holton and a brother, Larry Denmark.

He is survived by his wife, Julia R. Denmark of Irwin County with whom he celebrated 42 years of marriage Saturday; two daughters, Barbara and Robert Baldree of Byron and Teresa Denmark of Canton; three granddaughters, Colleen Baldree, Rhianna Baldree and Sarah Baldree, all of Byron; and one sister, Nancy and Timothy Gillette of Dawsonville.

To sign the online registry, go to www.paulkfuneralhome.com. Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald, is in charge of arrangements.

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