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.

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Miss Tobler Bride at Church Service Saturday; Reception Is at Sorority

Numerous burning candles softly lighting a beautiful arrangement of flowers formed the setting for the marriage of Miss Dolores Lorraine Tobler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest I. Tobler, to Mr. Walter Charles Walling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Walling, Saturday evening in the First Congregational church. Dr. Williston Wirt, church pastor, performed the ceremony at eight-thirty o’clock before a large assembly of friends and relatives.

Only candlelight was used throughout the church for the wedding.

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Walling Family Has Reunion Sunday

The 22nd annual reunion was held at the J.D. Walling grove at Walling [sic] Sunday. Following the dinner the afternoon hours were spent informally.

Present were Mrs. James Mott, Dorothy and Beverly Mott, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Walling, Ellis Walling, Celia Walling, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Chapman, Virginia and Bobby Chapman.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Walling, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Reant, all of Salem, Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Walling, Jerry Walling, Miss Marjorie Walling, Walter Walling, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Walling, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse M. Wise, Elva Johnson, Eva Johnson, Mildred B. Fall, Floyd Hall, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Tipp, Marjorie and Audrey Tipp, Mrs. Mary Likens, Mrs. James D. Fall, Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Barzee, all of Portland, Edna Wadsworth of Seattle, J.W. Walling of Amity, Mr. and Mrs. G.G. Walling of Sherwood, W.H.K. Walling of Falls City, Mr. and Mrs. Karl G. Miller of Jefferson, Mrs. Curtis E. Stewart of Oswego, Mr. and Mrs. E. Tohler [sic] and Miss Deloris Tohler [sic] of Eugene, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Walling of Dallas, Elsie L. Stutz of Brownsville, Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin and Donald Baldwin of West Salem.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, June 28, 1939.

Frank M. Walling

WALLING—Frank M., late of 4235 NE Rodney ave., husband of Minnie E. Walling, father of Mrs. Florence E. Harrington, Mrs. Grace Hicks, Puget Island, Wash.; Mrs. Lorene Browning; brother of George G. Walling, Sherwood, Or.; Walter C. Walling of Eugene, Or.; Mrs. Nellie Fall, Portland; Le Roy Walling, New York city, N.Y., and four grandchildren. Service Monday 3 P.M., Little Chapel of the Chimes, 430 N. Killingsworth. Interment Rose City cemetery.

Source: Portland Oregonian, July 6, 1941.

Wedding Held at Clinton Kelly Church

The marriage of Miss Claire Louise Fall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Fall, and Lawrence Lester Barzee, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.C, Barzee, was solemnized at Clinton Kelly church the night of August 23 by Rev. Alex Hawthorn.

The bride wore a dress of ivory satin made with train. Her tulle veil was worn with coronet of pearls and was caught in a cap with orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of Talisman roses, sweet peas and bouvardia.

Miss Mildred Belle Fall was her sister’s honor attendant. She wore a dress of pale green organza. Mrs. Jeanne Buckwell and Miss Audrey Drake were bridesmaids. They wore dresses of satin, Miss Buckwell in peach, Miss Drake in yellow.

Gordon W. Barzee acted as best man for his brother, and ushers were Harry Hall, Harry Gorger Jr., Chester Anderson and Glen Pomery.

After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. Presiding at the supper table were Misses Helen Ritenous, Ruth Buckwell, Zola Drake and Jacqueline McCord.

Mr. and Mrs. Barzee will be at home at 2935 Southeast Belmont street.

Source: Portland Oregonian, September 1, 1935.