Rev. Sickafoose Preached Funeral Of Wreck Victims

Rev. K.H. Sickafoose of this place officiated at the funerals of Mrs. J.W. Walling of Amity and little Jack Lloyd Cole of McMinnville at Amity Sunday afternoon. Both of these were victims of the frightful railroad wreck which occurred at Celilo last week.

Rev. Sickafoose was pastor to the Wallings at Amity about twenty-seven years ago and at that time performed their wedding ceremony. Little Jack Cole is the grandson of the Wallings. Both were buried in one grave. Rev. Sickafoose states that this was the largest funeral which was ever held at Amity. Mrs. Walling was a member of the Rebekah lodge, which order conducted services at the grave.


Lottie M. Wooley, daughter of Henry and Eliza Wooley, was born at Hillsboro, Oregon, September 9, 1873, and died at Celilo, Oregon, December 1, 1921. She was married to J.W. Walling at Amity, Oregon, May 24, 1893. She is survived by her husband, J.W. Walling, a son, Norman R. Walling, now at Cristobal, canal zone; a daughter, Mrs. Reta Cole of McMinnville; three sisters and one brother, Mrs. Emma W. Chandler, Mrs. W.F. Breidenstein, Mrs. Frank E. Walling, all of Portland, Oregon, and F.E. Wooley of Oakland, California.

Jack Lloyd Cole, son of Lloyd and Reta Cole of McMinnville, Oregon, was born at Amity, Oregon, April 10, 1916, and died at Celilo, Oregon, December 1, 1921. He leaves a mother and father and infant sister.

Source: Newberg Graphic, December 8, 1921.

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