Colonial Funeral Home

323 2Nd Street, Columbia, MS


James "Bodie" Carter, Sr.

July 14, 1953October 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)
  • . ., .
  • 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

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