Ellis C. Walling, 23, died at a local hospital this morning from injuries suffered Christmas eve in an automobile accident near Newberg. He was a member of a well-known Polk County family.
Services will be held from the Clough-Barrick chapel Friday, January 26, at 1:30 p.m.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse D. Walling; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling; brother, Jesse Walling, Jr., of Donald; aunts, Mrs. James Mott of Salem, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart of Oswego, Mrs. Eva Purvine of Amity; uncle, Harold Walling of Portland.
Source: Salem Capital Journal, January 24, 1940.