Howard Lee Carter was the 2nd child born to Dorothy Jones and Drew Carter, in Mount Bayou, Mississippi. Pastor Carter was well known by his humble spirit, preaching, teaching, building and counseling wherever God ordered his steps. On February 5, 2009 Pastor Howard was called to minister and serve as he was installed as Pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church. Pastor Carter came with a sincere desire to administer to the church according to the word of God as he preached and taught the Gospel. St. Paul has seen tremendous growth, spiritually, numerically, and financially under his 12-year Pastorship. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, he leaves with cherished memories to follow in his footsteps a devoted wife, Lady Daisie M. Carter, Sons Howard Carter Jr., Rev. Joel Moore, Daughter Shenia (Calisay) Reid grandkids CJ and Nia Reid; Brothers Drew and Earl Carter, Ronald Hardiman, Special Uncle June Jones; Good Friend Pastor Dwight Mobley; brothers-in- law Ben (Ruth) Frank ,Wimbley Morrison, Alvin (Pat) Morrison, and Johnny Richardson; sisters-in-law Roxylen, Melvin and Maxine Morrison; St. Paul Baptist Church Family, a host of uncles, cousins, god children, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Friday, September 24, 2021 from 12 to 8:00pm with Celebration of Life at 5 to 7:00pm. Funeral services Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11:00am all services at the St. Paul Baptist Church, 2300 Grant St. Officiating Pastor Billy Hawkins. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Funeral services will be livestream on the Guy & Allen Funeral Directions Inc. Facebook page at 11:00 a.m.
Published by Post-Tribune on Sep. 22, 2021.