Parker reportedly jumped ship rather than move to Oklahoma, and lived out her days in Florida. Rancher Bud Adams remembers seeing her on his family's ranch in the late 1930s. She was more than 100 years old.
After the fish camp closed, one of the old cabins became a bureau for the Fort Pierce News-Tribune. Reporter Nina Baransky remembers working without air-conditioning and finding "creepy crawlies" in desk drawers.