Thelma Louise Odom Denmark was called home by our Lord Jesus on October 30, 2022. She was born in Orlando, Florida on September 26,1924. She was the daughter of Nelson Earl Odom and Annie Lou Reynolds Odom. She graduated from Orlando High School and marched in the High School Band.
She was a member of Florida Ag women, and the Gainesville Garden Club. She enjoyed playing bridge with her special groups of friends. She worked as office manager for Drs. Brashear, Casey, and Evans for 19 years.
She was a member of North Central Baptist Church for several years where she served as a ladies Sunday School teacher and VBS worker. She also volunteered in the church office. She has been a member of First Baptist Church for the past 50 plus years where she also served as a ladies Sunday School teacher.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Harold Denmark, her parents, brother, James Odom and sister-in-law Lillian Odom. She is survived by her daughter, Jamie Denmark Palmer (Bob) and son Andy Denmark, grandchildren, Jon Palmer (Amy A.) and Amy Palmer Garcia (Jeff), her great-grandchildren Emma Palmer, Carson Palmer, Lucas Garcia.
Thelma was known for her sense of humor and love for her friends and family. She loved Christ and her church family. The family would like to give a special thank you for her loving caregivers Kim, Laura, Lori, Bruny, Asha, Brenda, Nakeya,Sonya.
Celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, November 9,2022 at 11:00 at First Baptist Church 14105 N.W. 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32606. In lieu of flowers you may choose to honor her memory by sending a contribution to First Baptist Church.