Our beloved Bonnie Conner was born on July 13, 1965, in Tippo, Mississippi to her loving parents Mr. Jessie and Mrs. Mattie Bradford (both deceased), being the eleventh of seventeen children. She was baptized in Jesus' name at an early age and for many years was a faithful member of True Bibleway Church under the leadership of Bishop F.M. Dawson.
Bonnie graduated from Charleston High School in May of 1983, where she was crowned Senior Homecoming Queen. After graduation, she studied Nursing at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, MS. On June 29, 1985, she married the love of her life, L.C. Conner, and moved to New Albany, MS. To this union three beautiful children were born.
Bonnie was a faithful member of United House of Prayer under the leadership of Bishop Henry M. Finley. She was a dedicated servant of God's house, and was often heard singing in the choir. She also took pleasure in serving as a devoted church Secretary for over thirty years. Bonnie was a dedicated employee for over twenty years at Ashley Furniture in Ecru, MS, where she started in the sewing department, and later worked as a Lead Person of Showood until her health declined.
Bonnie leaves to cherish her precious memories her loving husband of thirty-five years; L.C. Conner, as well as her children; Marquel Conner, Larita (Joseph) Foster, and Zachary Conner. She was blessed with six amazing grandchildren that she loved dearly; Zariah, Clara Ann, Kemari, Indya, Josiah, and Haven. She is survived by fifteen siblings; Vicy (Arthur) Townes, Estelle (Charles) Neal, Jimmy (Marilyn) Bradford, Jessie (Joann) Bradford, James (Sherry) Bradford, Robert (Denise) Bradford, Bobbie (Meka) Bradford, Lacy (Lillie Pearl) Bradford, Issac (Lois) Williams, Linda (James) Heard, Josephine Reed Davis, Michael (Linda) Bradford, Shirley Bradford Harris, Nancy (Gregory) Means, Dornell Bradford, one sister-in-law, Maggie Bradford, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, god-children, special sisters, including other family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Jessie and Mattie Bradford and her brother; Leroy Bradford.
Bonnie touched many lives with her heartwarming smile. She always left you with a word from God. All that knew her felt the love that she shared with each and everyone.
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