Schlafly died in at 92 with her children embroiled in a tangle of. Louis County, an attorney by training, for years has been staking out the right edge of Missouri politics, generally with controversy in tow. But Mildred remains immovable, even as the town shows its support for the well-liked, family-man police chief. Accompanied on the soundtrack by the glorious voice of Renee Fleming singing Irish poet Thomas Moore's "The Last Rose of Summer," set to a melancholy traditional Celtic tune, that image catches the eye of Mildred Hayes Frances McDormand , and from deep within the world of infinite pain and anger she inhabits, a plan takes shape. Others, not so much. And her ex-husband, Charlie John Hawkes , a wife-beating former cop now living with Penelope Samara Weaving , a year-old who confuses polo with polio, finds the billboard scheme beneath contempt.