Miss Walling Is Bride of Curtis Stewart

Miss Gertrude Walling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Portland and a sister of Mrs. James Mott of Salem, became the bride of Curtis Stewart at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Hallock in Tacoma.

Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Oregon State college and a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. For several years she has been on the faculty of the Washington high school in Portland. Mr. Stewart is in business in Portland and the couple will make their home in Lake Oswego after their return from a wedding trip to Canada.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, June 11, 1937.

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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Mrs. Annie Gulick Is Found Dead

Middlebush—Mrs. Annie C. Gulick, 72, was found dead Saturday (Apr. 26, 1952) in her home in Hamilton Rd. The death was pronounced a suicide by hanging by Dr. Edgar Flint, Somerset County physician. Mrs. Gulick, widow of Cornelius Gulick, lived alone. She had resided here 15 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Irving Stewart of Millstone; one grandson; and a sister, Mrs. Henry A. Ruppert of East Millstone.

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Howard R. Doty

Howard R. Doty, a hardware executive, died Monday at Temple University Hospital. He was 72 and lived at 771 Baeder rd., Jenkintown. Mr. Doty was an executive with the Disston Division of H.K. Porter Co., Unruh ave. and Milnor st. Surviving are his wife, the former Millie Stewart; a son, Franklin, and a daughter, Mrs. Marian Bickford. Services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday at Carmel Presbyterian Church, 100 Edge Hill rd., North Hills.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, August 31, 1960.

Canal Zone Activities Related by Valley Folks Just Home From Vacation

Lincoln—Interesting facts about living conditions in the Canal zone, particularly near Panama and Christobal, were brought home by Mrs. Eva Purvine and John Walling who have returned from a three months vacation. Mrs. Purvine spent her time with her daughter, Mrs. Russell Gallagher, formerly Marjorie Walling of Salem, and Walling visited with his son at Panama City.

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Stewart-Walling Marriage Revealed

Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Miss Gertrude Walling, and Curtis Stewart of Portland. The ceremony was solemnized June 5 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Hallock in Tacoma, Wash. The Hallocks are cousins of the bride. Members of the two families and a few close friends witnessed the simple but impressive ceremony.

Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Oregon State college where she was affiliated with Alpha Chi Omega sorority and for several years has been a member of the Washington high school faculty in Portland. She is a sister of Mrs. James Mott, wife of Congressman Mott.

Mr. Stewart is in business in Portland. The couple will reside at Lake Oswego upon their return from a wedding trip to Canadian points.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, June 10, 1937.

Dorothy Mott & Benjamin Whisenand

Stellar wedding of the autumn season for capital society will be solemnized at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the country place of Congressman and Mrs. James W. Mott when their second daughter, Miss Dorothy Mott, becomes the bride of Ensign Benjamin Murry Whisenand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin E. Whisenand of Bend. Rev. George H. Swift, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal church, will read the ceremony in the presence of the two families and an assemblage of distinguished guests.

The couple will exchange their vows before a large window looking out into the lovely sloping gardens. White chrysanthemums, ivy and cathedral tapers will grace the improvised altar.

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Crash Injuries Fatal For Youth

Injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Newberg Christmas eve were blamed for the death of Ellis Walling, 23, son of a prominent Polk county family, at a local hospital yesterday morning.

Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Walling; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, Mr. and Mrs. D.F. Jerman, Tigard; brother, Jesse Walling, jr., of Donald; aunts, Mrs. James Mott of Salem, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart of Oswego, Mrs. Eva Purving [sic] of Amity, Mrs. C. Helms of Portland, and uncles, Harold Walling and Harlan Jerman of Portland and Floyd Jerman of San Pedro, Calif.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, January 25, 1940.

Eva M. Gerth

Late resident of Rt. 1, Box 422, Salem Jan. 6 in Salem. Survived by widower Walter Gerth, Salem; daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Stephens, North Bend; sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Lake Oswego, Mrs. Ethel Tillie [sic], Redwood Valley, Calif.; brothers, Jesse Walling, Harold Walling, both Salem. One grandson, Michael Stephens, North Bend. Services Sat., Jan. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the VIRGIL T. GOLDEN CHAPEL, 605 Com’l SE at Oak. Interment at Zena Cemetery. Ritualistic services by Salem, Rebecca Lodge No. 1. If friends wish contributions may be made to Zena Cemetery Fund c/o Frank Crawford, Sec., 1560 Wallace Rd. NW.

Source: Salem Capitol Journal, January 7, 1972.

Ellis C. Walling Dies at Hospital

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.