Herndon Resident, Mrs. Walling, 86, Succumbs Thursday

Mrs. Malinda Walling, 86, of Herndon, died Thursday night at her home following a short illness. She was the widow of the late Albert E. Walling, a Fresno district rancher. Born in Illinois she had lived in California forty years and in the Fresno district for the past twenty-eight years.

Surviving Mrs. Walling are two sons, John C. Walling and Jesse N. Walling, both of Fowler, a brother, James Reynolds, of Illinois; a sister, Mrs. Wilbur Jarvis of Missouri; four granddaughters, Mrs. Ralph Millard, Mrs. J.P. Stanton and Miss Margaret Walling, all of Fresno, and Mrs. Paul Beck of Los Angeles; and three grandsons, Curtis Walling of San Diego, Nelson Walling of Fowler and Frank Tyrrell of Honolulu.

Funeral rites were conducted Saturday morning at 9 o’clock in the Stephens and Bean chapel in Fresno. Mrs. Harry Sarkisian was the soloist. Interment followed in Mount View Cemetery.

Source: Fowler Ensign, August 24, 1939.

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Compliments J.C. Walling, J.P. Stanton

Mrs. J.C. Walling gave a dinner party last Wednesday night in honor of her husband, J.C. Walling, and her son-in-law, J.P. Stanton, both of whom celebrated their birthdays. The George Washington motif was used in all the appointments, and stock, hyacinth and fresias [sic] in colors of red, white and blue, made an attractive centerpiece. The long white candles in silver holders were adorned with flags and the large birthday cake held red, white and blue candles.

Among those present with Mr. and Mrs. Walling and Mr. and Mrs. Stanton were Messrs. and Mesdames George Walling and Richard Stanton, Mrs. Harriet Baker and daughter Evelyn of Livingston, Mrs. Lulu Tyrrell and Miss Marjory Tyrrell, Miss Jessie Walling and Preston Willitson.

Source: Fresno Morning Republican, February 26, 1928.  

End of a Bitter Contest

As will be seen by the telegraphic news on the first page of the Times, the long contest over the office of postmaster at Deckertown, N.J., has been settled at last by the appointment of Mr. Humphrey Martin. There were a dozen or more applicants for the place. The new postmaster is the father-in-law of Mr. James E. Stanton, the present incumbent.

Source: Middletown Times-Press, February 13, 1894.

Former Madera Woman Is Buried

Mrs. Malinda E. Walling Dies Near Fresno

Funeral services for Mrs. Malinda E. Walling, 86, formerly of Madera, were conducted in Fresno Saturday morning. Mrs. Walling died near Fresno Friday.

She leaves four sons, John C. and Jesse Walling, John C. and James Reynolds of Illinois; a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Jarvis of Missouri; four granddaughters, Mrs. Ralph Millard and Mrs. J.P. Stanton, Miss Margaret Walling of Fresno and Mrs. Paul Beck of Los Angeles, and three grandsons, Curtis Walling of San Diego, Nelson Walling of Fowler and Frank Tyrrell of Honolulu.

Mrs. Walling was a native of Illinois.

Source: Madera Tribune, August 21, 1939.