|Bessie (left) and Easter (right) in 1949 - Bessie is about 78 years old and Easter is 74. Bessie died a year later in 1950; Easter died in 1955|
|Bessie (left) and Easter (right) with their parents and brothers in Madison, Arkansas 1905. Bessie is about 35 in this photo and Easter is 30.|
Bessie died in Madison on March 12, 1950 at age 79, from complications of a hip injury. She is buried at Alabam Cemetery. Easter died on September 22, 1955 at age 80 and is buried at Ozark Memorial Park in Joplin, Missouri.