James "Bodie" Carter, Sr.
July 14, 1953 – October 30, 2019
James “Bodie” Carter, Sr., age 66 of Belzoni, MS died Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in Ridgeland, MS. A native and lifelong resident of Belzoni, “Bodie” farmed catfish with Harvest Select, Inc., and was of the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Carter; parents, Robert and Ellesia Carter; sisters, Peggy Johnson, Mildred Broomhall, and Ellsey Cuevas; and brothers, Joe Carter, and Willy Carter. He is survived by his daughter, Roxanna Carter of Yazoo City, MS; two sons, James Carter, Jr. of Pittsburg, TX, and William (Danielle) Carter of Senatobia, MS; a sister, Wanda Dennis of Columbia, MS; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia on Saturday, November 2, 2019 with graveside services to follow at 2:00pm at Community Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Church Cemetery. Reverend Kerry Collins will preside over services and interment will immediately follow at the conclusion of committal prayers.
- Tammy Carter, Daughter (deceased)
- Robert Carter, Father (deceased)
- Ellesia Carter, Mother (deceased)
- Peggy Johnson, Sister (deceased)
- Mildred Broomhall, Sister (deceased)
- Ellsey Cuevas, Sister (deceased)
- Joe Carter, Brother (deceased)
- Willy Carter, Brother (deceased)
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- Roxanna Carter, Daughter
- James Carter, Jr., Son
- William (Danielle) Carter, Son
- Wanda Dennis, Sister
- Mr. Carter is also survived by 19 grandchildren.
- Visitation Saturday, November 2, 2019
- Graveside Service Saturday, November 2, 2019