Walling Clan Has Annual Gathering

Lincoln—One of Lincoln’s landmarks, the old J.D. Walling home, was the scene of the annual gathering of the Walling clan. Group singing and conversation occupied the afternoon, after a picnic dinner of the lawn. James Smart, Sr., soloist, sang a group of numbers accompanied by Mrs. James Smart, Jr.

The president, David Newsom of Portland, presided at the meeting. Mrs. Eva Purvine, daughter of Mrs. J.D. Walling, is secretary.

Those present were Mrs. Ella Keyt, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Walling, Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Sprong, Mr. and Mrs. David Newsom, Mrs. Will Walling, Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Barker, Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. P.H. Fisher, Mrs. Dorothy Dresner, Hubert Dresner, Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Whitlatch, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Fall, Tracy Walling, Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Munkers, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mergel, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Chapman and Virginia and Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Walling, Mrs. Nellie Walling, Lorraine Jones, Mrs. Harry Walling, Beverly Mott, Mrs. Eva Purvine, and Mrs. J.D. Walling.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, July 3, 1948.

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