Bonnie & Clyde: The Beginning of the End
Updated: Jul 13
Our tale has ended. Their deaths were gruesome, and marred with a lot of awful mistakes and wrongdoings. Their story is interesting, and hard to hear, but with it we can learn from their mistakes. For example, what not to do if we rob a bank... Not that we have any plans to do so!
Bonnie playfully points a shotgun at Clyde
The "risque" picture that newspapers used to show that Bonnie was a hardened criminal who smoked cigars.
Newspaper headlines about the gang (left)
A wanted poster of Bonnie & Clyde (above)
Joplin Hideout where the gang stayed for awhile, and was later in a big shoot out with police. (left)
Pictured is Blanche's capture, not shown is her husband Buck Barrow. Who had previously been shot in the head and back.
Henry Methvin, the man who sold them out. Although he was pardoned in Texas, he was NOT in Louisiana. He was arrested and served jail time.
The "Death Car". As shown, bullet holes cover the car. You can see Bonnie slumped over dead. Frank Hamer and pose divvied up all of Bonnie and Clyde's possessions amongst themselves.
Two markers stand where Bonnie and Clyde were killed, memorializing that fateful day.
Crown Hill Memorial Park, Bonnie Parker's final resting place.
A large mausoleum in Crown Hill Park
Bonnie Parker's grave
People often leave things on Bonnie's grave. Shotgun shells, scrunchies, lipstick, pennies, flowers, and empty shot bottles.
Buried next to Bonnie is her mother, Emma Parker
Western Heights Cemetery, where Clyde
Barrow and his brother Buck are buried. (below)
A small brick path leads to the Barrow plot
Many people leave Clyde's favorite brand of cigarette and bullets on the Barrow grave.
Western Heights Cemetery, the surrounding grounds.
Grape Hyacinth grows all over this cemetery,
making it look peaceful and beautiful.