Lincoln—Mrs. Ethel Walling, Oregon resident for 64 years and a member of the Friends church of south Salem since her girlhood, died Friday, April 18, at Salem General hospital. Born June 20, 1885 in Redwood Falls, Minn., she came to Oregon with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Dove in 1888. The family first moved to Salem, later to Sublimity and eventually made their home at Liberty, south of Salem. Ethel Dove was united in marriage to Tracy Walling, Nov. 28, 1905 and resided at their Lincoln farm home until the time of her death. Mrs. Walling has been an invalid and confined to her home for many years. Surviving her are her husband, Tracy Walling; six children, John, Mrs. Juanita Upham and Mrs. Marion Smith, all of Portland; Mrs. Thelma Fisher, Salem and Miss Dorothy Walling and Mrs. Genevieve Camillo, Lincoln. The oldest son, George, passed away four years ago. Thirteen grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 21 in the Clough-Barrick Chapel, with Rev. Dudley Strain officiating. Interment was in Belcrest Memorial park.
Source: Salem Capital Journal, April 23, 1952.