Bonnie B. Heady

Bonnie B. Heady

Age: 41

Crime: Heady & Carl Austin Hall kidnapped a young boy named Bobby Greenlease. They demanded $600,000 in ransom, at the time the largest ransom in the history of the nation, which was paid. Unknown to the family, Heady & Hall had already killed and buried Bobby soon after the abduction.

Execution Date: December 18th, 1953

Noted Details: Judge who sentenced Heady & Carl called it the “most cold blooded, brutal murder” he had ever tried. They were executed side by side. Heady was the only woman to be executed in the gas chamber.

Last Meal: None mentioned.