Lincoln Woman Told of Death Of Husband

Lincoln, March 9—Mrs. George (Annie) Walling received a message Monday of the death by accidental drowning of her husband, George Leland Walling, 42, at Richmond, Calif.

Walling was a fireman on the S.S. Bryant at the time of his death. He had been around the world several times on voyages.

With his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Walling, he had moved to Lincoln from to Portland when 19 months old and received his education at Lincoln school and attended Salem high school.

Surviving are his widow, small daughter, Marion Ruth; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Walling; a brother, John Walling; and sisters, Mrs. Juanita Upham, Mrs. Thelma Fisher, Mrs. Genevieve Camillo, Dorothy Walling, Marion Walling and aunts, nephews and nieces.

The body will be shipped to Salem for burial. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Clough-Barrick company.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, March 10, 1948.

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2 thoughts on “Lincoln Woman Told of Death Of Husband

    1. It sure does, but it seems like the ship was kept in reserve after that. Maybe he was part of a skeleton crew who was doing what was necessary to maintain it.

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