The Texas state Dept has released online the last words of all those executed over the last decade or so.
Some pretty sad cases. Not sure if it changes your view one way or the other but a lot of them seemed to be full of penance and some even felt like they deserved to die. Obviously a lot claiming innocence to the end, other refused to say anything..
One guy, Alvin Goodwin from Montgomery has this placed by the State, "He spoke only in Irish, translating to Goodbye.