Bonnie Faye Messer

July 20, 1942October 19, 2018

Bonnie Faye Connor Messer, 76, of Boiling Spring Lakes passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Ms. Messer was born July 20, 1942, daughter of the late Doc and Darcus Connor. She attended Harvest Fellowship Church in Shallotte. Ms. Messer was very involved in sports. She was a well-known softball coach at Lockwood Folly for many years. After she was unable to play, she still enjoyed coaching the team and cheering them on from the sidelines. She also held the title of Women’s Powderpuff Champion for dirt track racing for over 8 years. She loved the outdoors. Fishing, gardening, growing vegetables, and watching her chickens made her happy. Her good natured and giving personality drew her close to many people. She never met a stranger and would put others’ needs above herself. She will be missed by many. Her greatest love was her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by many brothers and sisters and a granddaughter, Jessica Jackson.

Survivors include her children, Pamela “PJ” Messer of Holden Beach, Jennifer Jorgensen and husband Ric of Boiling Spring Lakes, and Ira “Leon” Messer, Jr. and wife Heather of Southport; sister, Rose Williams of Holden Beach; four grandchildren, Ashton Messer, Randy Jackson and wife Jacqueline, Jake Messer, and Lucas Messer; and six great grandchildren, Caleb, Jamie, Ellie, Connor, Kali, and Audrey.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Marine Service Pro Center.

Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 3, 2018

Bonnie Faye Messer

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Kay Johnson Strickland

October 24, 2018

I am sorry for the loss of your mother, grandmother, & friend. Bonnie was liked & loved by many she always greeted you with a smile. I am sure she will be missed by many. My prayers are with her children & family at this difficult time.

Kay Strickland

Harold &Bonnie Johnson

October 22, 2018

Rose and the Connor family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of your love one. May the LORD give you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Bonnie was a dear and sweet person, always consider the Connors family. Now to go rest in the arms of JESUS.

Billie, Paul, Matthew Fulford

October 20, 2018

Such a beautiful light in this world. A sweet spirit and beautiful smile. Heaven truly received a blessing home. Sending lots of love to PJ, Ashton and family.