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James Bryant "Odie" Carter

October 21, 1973 ~ December 2, 2019 (age 46)


James Bryant “Odie” Carter, age 46, of Jackson passed away Monday, December 2, 2019.

He was born October 21, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Guy and Judith Ann Nagel Carter.  He and Michele Berry were married August 15, 1998. 

 Bryant was a 1992 graduate of Jackson High School and attended Mineral Area Community College.  He worked for Proctor and Gamble since 1999. He was a former volunteer firefighter and assistant chief for the Gordonville Fire Protection District.

In addition to his wife of 21 years, Michele Carter of Jackson, loving survivors include a daughter, Katelyn Renee Carter of the family home; his mother, Judy (Don) Summers of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Kimberly (Cory) Brotherton of Cape Girardeau; a step-sister, Kim (Paul) Scheffer of Marble Hill, Missouri; his mother-in-law, Delphia (Gregory) Jameson of Jackson; his father-in-law, Mike (Marlys) Berry of Jackson; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made c/o McCombs Funeral Home to help aid in Katelyn’s education.




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Celebration of Life ~ date & time to be announced


McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center to aid the family with Katelyn's education expenses
640 W. Independence, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-2424

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