Occupation: Florist, retired
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Relationship to case: Howard Hadley's ex-girlfriend
Excerpt: "Bea was considerably tougher and less lighthearted by the time she hooked up with local factory worker Howard Hadley in 1953."
Occupation: Factory worker
Hometown: Yoknapatawpha County, MS
Relationship to case: Laid‑off Bowlan Glove employee
Excerpt: "The family finances were continually strained by Howard's excesses, and while Howard continued his job at Bowlan Glove, the main support for the family came from …"