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From: "Lee and Billie Jones" <>
Subject: Obits of Ora Stella Bodie Rhoden Edwards / Inez Bodie Carson , The State, April 22, 2005
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 17:01:19 -0400
From HC Ouzts' Bodie file:
1. Clarence Abram Bodie (b. 12/1891 Edgefield SC)(m. Clarissa
Carrie Johnson (b. 1890 Edgefield SC)) sf
2. Vesta Bodie (b. 10/31/1913 Saluda SC, d. 11/9/1913 Saluda SC) Saluda
County Mem SC
2. Mattie Lunelle Bodie (b. 10/27/1914 Saluda SC)(m. Alvin D. Green
(b. 9/10/1915 Saluda SC, d. 12/30/1958 Saluda SC)[s/o Maggie Simmons & John D.
Green]) Saluda County Mem SC
2. William E. Bodie (b. 1917 SC)
2. Caleb E. Bodie (b. 5/10/1918 Saluda SC, d. 6/25/1930 Saluda SC)
Saluda County Mem SC
2. Codelle Bodie 
2. Stella Bodie 
2. Connie Bodie (b. 2/22/1929 Saluda SC, m. Whitlock, d. 3/27/1981 Saluda
SC) Saluda County Mem SC
This seems to match the Stella Bodie above:
"The State", April 22, 2005. Obit of Stella Edwards - Saluda SC
Ora Stella Bodie Edwards, 78, of 152 Indian Creek Point, died Thursday,
April 21, 2005 in Newberry Co. Memorial Hospital. Born in Saluda Co., a
daughter of the later Clarence and Clarissa Johnson Bodie, she was the wife of
the late Harold Edwards. She was first married to Arthur S. Rhoden.
Mrs. Edwards was a former supervisor with the Carolyn Chenille Co. and owner
of Stella's Eden. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church where she headed
College Ministries, and was a member of Eastern Star.
Surviving is a son and d-i-l, Sammy and Deborah Cromer Rhoden of Ward, a
sister Lunelle Greene of Hodges, a brother Bill Bodie of Johnston, four
grandchildren, 7 g-grands, and one gg-grand. Two sisters, Codell Steel and
Connie Whitlock, and a brother Caleb Bodie, preceeded Mrs. Edwards in death.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 pm Saturday evening at Ramey
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 3 pm Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Salem
Baptist Church with the Rev. Rod Elliot officiating.
I have an Arthur S. Rhoden in my files but too early for this one. Anyone know
the Rhoden connections?
Another Bodie connection in the paper as well:
1.Lovic David Bodie 21271 (b. 3/11/1887 Edgefield SC, d. 3/3/1976 Saluda
SC) L/w Alice M. Carver - Brother (m. Nettie Inez Jones 25370 (b.
7/21/1890 Edgefield SC, d. 3/19/1981 Saluda SC)[Fam ?], 12/27/1912 Saluda
SC) Good Hope Luth Saluda SC xxx
2. Inez Bodie (b. 7/14/1914 Saluda SC)(m. Loami Josiah Carson (b.
7/19/1916 Saluda SC, d. 4/20/1980 Saluda SC)[s/o Jennie Annie Ishmael & Josiah
Padgett Carson]) Good Hope Luth Saluda SC xxx
David Rufus Bodie, Sr. (b. 1917 Saluda SC, d. 2/20/2001 Charlotte NC)(m.
Katie Edmunds [Fam ?]) Woodside Cem Clover SC xxx
2. Ruth Bodie (b. 7/11/1918 Saluda SC)(m.1. Benjamin Freeman (b.
7/5/1908 Saluda SC, d. 4/7/1967 Saluda SC)[Fam ?] Good Hope Luth Saluda SC,
1941 Saluda SC, 2. Raymond Wilson Corley (b. 6/15/1920 Saluda SC, d. 11/21/1982
Saluda SC)[s/o 2. Lillian Gossett & Homer Lee Corley], 7/15/1978 Saluda SC)
McC crb xxx
2. Kester J. Bodie (b. Saluda SC, m. Rheunette Harding) xxx
2. James William Bodie, Sr. 13901 (b. Saluda SC, m. Florence Mildred
Dorn 3680 (b. Johnston SC))[d/o Lottie E. Timmerman - Peter II Line & Benjamin
Thurmond (Ben) Dorn - Isaac Line], 1965 McCormick SC) xxx Florence m.2.
Joseph (Joe) Prince
[xxx = Johnston Families book]
The State, Columbia, SC April 22, 2005
Inez B. Carson -- Edgefield
Mrs. Inez Bodie Carson, 90, of Gray St., Died Wednesday, qpirl 20, 2005 in
Edgefield Co. Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, April
23, 2005 at Edgefield First Baptist Church with burial in Good Hope Lutheran
Cem in Ward SC.
Mrs. Carson was the wife of the late Loammi J. Carson and the daughter of the
late Lovic D. and Nettie Jones Bodie. She was born in Saluda, SC, and was a
member of Edgefield First Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher.
She was a graduate of Ridge Spring High and Newberry College. She received a
Masters degree from the Univ. of SC. She was a member of Edgefield Co
Educators Assoc., SC Educators Assoc., and National Teachers Assoc.
Survivors include her brother, James Bodie, Tryone NC; a sister, Ruth B.
Corely, Edgefield; a long time caregiver, Willie Mae Swearingen. She was
predeceased by two brothers, David Bodie and Kester Bodie.
Memorials may be made to Edgefield First Baptist Church, PO Box 623,
Edgefield SC, 29824.
The family will receive friends from 6 - 7:30 pm Friday at Edgefield
Mercantile Funeral Home.
An obit for Frances Crouch Timmerman also posted, but figure HC and Connie
definitely have that one. I generally dont work on Timmermans and Ouzts lines
as there is such an active list working on them.
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