Final Rites for Mrs. Walling Set Thursday

Final rites for Mrs. Jesse D. Walling, resident of Lincoln community for many years and a native of the mid-Willamette valley, will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Clough-Barrick chapel. The Rev. Dudley Strain will officiate and interment will be at Zena cemetery.

Mrs. Walling died Sunday at a Salem convalescent home. She had been ill for several months.

Born to pioneer parents at Fairfield, near St. Paul, Aug. 26, 1862, she attended the old Brush College while her family lived in the Brush College community. She had lived at Lincoln for 53 years. Her husband died 12 years ago.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Eva Purvine and Mrs. James W. Mott, both of Salem, and Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Oswego; two sons, Jesse D. and Harold C. Walling, both of Salem; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Root of Portland; a brother, Wesley Loose, Stayton, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Source: Salem Statesman, July 25, 1950.


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