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Forsythe Cemetery


Columbia Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3111 N;  Longitude, -87.3889 W
Congressional Location:NW-1/4; SW-1/4; SECTION 26; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 9W
Common Directions:

4 miles southwest of Oakland  City. Located adjacent to the Forsythe  Church, on the east side of County Road 950E, at the intersection with County Road 300S.

Last updated    27 Oct 2017

This list was originally proofed and verified by Georgia McEllhiney in June 2002.  Headstones were photographed by Daniel L Elliott in August 2010, updates and corrections were made to the listing.  It is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers. If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.       email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                              Photo

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Row

Hodges

John T

19 Jan 1860

6 Feb 1928

Son of John & Harriet M (CAMP) HODGES.

6211

NW

9

Hodges

Marietta "Ettie"

29 Nov 1872

10 Jul 1944

nee WALLACE.  Wife of William A. HODGES. 


Married:  12 Sep 1889. 


Daughter of John W & Lavina (MAUCK) WALLACE.

6212

NW

9

Hodges

William A

1868

1965

Husband of Marietta "Ettie" (WALLACE) HODGES.


Married:  12 Sep 1889.


Son of John & Harriet M (CAMP) HODGES.

6212

NW

9

Holcomb

Emily M

10 Oct 1863

9 Nov 1933

Wife of Howard HOLCOMB.

“Mother”

5837

NW

16

Holcomb

Ethel Frank

1890

1982

nee FRANK.

5665

SW

2

Holcomb

Howard

7 Dec 1860

26 Jun 1929

Husband of Emily M. HOLCOMB.

“Father”

5837

NW

16

Holcomb

Leonard C

7 Oct 1904

21 Jan 1907

Son of Howard & Emily M. HOLCOMB.

5837

NW

16

Holcomb

Rex Custer

15 Dec 1888

1 Feb 1939

Son of Howard & Emily M. HOLCOMB.

WW I.


5838

NW

16

Holcomb

Roger L

1894

1952

--

5664

SW

2

Hollon

Alonzo W

1859

1936

Husband of Julia E. HOLLON

5718

NE

4

Hollon

Julia E

1875

1961

Wife of Alonzo W. HOLLON

5718

NE

4

Hollon

Pauline V

23 May 1916

9 Oct 2002

nee SKELTON.  Wife of Samuel S. HOLLON.   Married 23 May 1936.    Daughter of Sidney & Eva Ethel (McDOWELL) SKELTON

5496

SE

4

Hollon

Samuel S 

4 Apr 1914

10 Aug 1975

Husband of Pauline V. (SKELTON) HOLLON.   Married 23 May 1936.  

Pfc., U. S. Army, W.W. II


5496

5497

SE

4

Holt

Dora

5 Feb 1869

14 Oct 1960

"Mother"

"She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands   Proverbs 31:13"

5671

SW

1

Holt

Thomas

1859

1946

"Father"

5848

NW

16

Honeycutt

Robert R

--

13 Jun 1877

Husband of Lilia HONEYCUTT.


Aged 42 yrs. 7 mos. 18 dys.


Pfc., Co. F, 58th Ind. Cav.


6120

5413

NW

10

Hopkins

A June

18 Aug 1922

23 Apr 1993

Wife of Herbert E. HOPKINS.   Married 8 Aug 1944.

“Parents of:  Nacy Kaye, Jeffery Joe”

“Grandparents of:  Angela Kaye, Gregory Scott, Kyle Evans”

5517

5518

SE

3

Hopkins

Ada F

4 Dec 1876

27 Jan 1905

Wife of David F. HOPKINS

6414

NW

6

Hopkins

Ann Charylene

24 Mar 1939

31 Jul 2015

nee WOEHLER.  Wife of Eldon L HOPKINS. 


Married:  13 Jun 1959. 


Daughter of Charles E & Geneva (HERBERT) WOEHLER.


Our Children:  Lisa; Karen; Douglas. 


Our Grandchildren:  Kristen; Jenna; Molly, Anna; Laura; Kathleen; Kevin; Christopher.

3367

NE

2

Hopkins

Betty Doris Mae

23 Feb  1935

--

nee COX.  Wife of James Clayton HOPKINS.  Married 26 Jun 1953.

“Our Children:  Roger Dewayne 2-18-1954, Roxanne (OSBORNE) (DAVIS) 7-25-1955, Ruth Ellen (WIRTH) 12-8-1956”

“Our Grandchildren:  Andrew Todd 12-13-1987, Melanie Nicole 11-7-1989, Ryan William Thurman OSBORNE 9-3-1984, Dane Clayton OSBORNE 2-15-1986, Crystal Lynn WIRTH 5-24-1982, Brooke Ellen WIRTH 5-8-1986”

5471

5472

SE

5

Hopkins

Carol Gwen

24 Apr 1942

--

Wife of Richard Dee HOPKINS.  Married 6 Feb 1984.

“Children:  Sabrina Rennee 10-29-1957,  Deidre Loraine 9-8-1961, Kenya Dawn 4-4-1963, Randall Shon 3-14-1965, Twyla Nicole 5-2-1971”

“Grand Children:  Justin Morgan 12-2-1982, Derek Morgan 7-2-1992, Jason Mills 2-2-1978, Kyle Mills 3-21-1989, Karley Mills 11-15-1993, Jaycee Parke 2-10-1994, Laramy Parke 2-10-1994, Darian Parke 2-1-1996, Brittney Hopkins 9-7-1989, Kella Hopkins 4-30-1992, Bridget Arnold 8-25-2000, Alexander Arnold 12-28-2003”

5457

5458

5459

SE

6

Hopkins

Charles Leroy 

25 Jan 1914

7 May 1985

Husband of Mary Louise (ARBUTHNOT) HOPKINS.   Married 14 Aug 1937. 


“Parents of Marilyn Elaine Skidmore”


S1, U. S. Navy, W.W. II


5749

5750

NE

2

Hopkins

Cheryle

26 Jun 1907

16 May 1971

Wife of Floyd E. HOPKINS

5522

SE

3

Hopkins

David F

20 Aug 1870

23 Apr 1927

Husband of Ada F. HOPKINS

6414

NW

6

Hopkins

Dee

22 Jul 1906

17 Nov 1984

Husband of Mabel HOPKINS.   Married 27 May 1926.  

"Children   Nina Lee 1926, Richard Dee 1932, Arvin Milton 1934"

5520

5521

SE

3

Hopkins

Dorothy Ann

21 Mar 1925

--

nee FARNY.  Wife of James "Chig" Raibourn HOPKINS.   Married 28 Aug 1944.  

"Our Children   Diane, Dennis, Stephen & Laura".   "Grandchildren   Leah, Alayna, Miles, Lacey Ann,  James Raibourn Stephen, Aaron, Andrea, Tiffany, Shay & Brian"

5628

5629

SW

3

Hopkins

Eldon L

20 Oct 1938

--

Husband of Ann Charylene (WOEHLER) HOPKINS. 


Married:  13 Jun 1959.


Our Children:  Lisa; Karen; Douglas. 


Our Grandchildren:  Kristen; Jenna; Molly, Anna; Laura; Kathleen; Kevin; Christopher.

3367

NE

2

Hopkins

Floyd E

6 Sep 1904

22 May 1977

Husband of Cheryle HOPKINS

5522

SE

3

Hopkins

Herbert E 

12 Oct 1916

14 May 1984

Husband of A. June HOPKINS.   Married 28 Aug 1944.  

“Parents of:  Nacy Kaye, Jeffery Joe”

“Grandparents of:  Angela Kaye, Gregory Scott, Kyle Evans”

TEC 5, U. S. Army, W.W. II


5517

5518

5526

SE

3

Hopkins

Imolee K

20 Feb 1920

 

Wife of Wayne F. HOPKINS.  


Married 28 Jun 1941.

“Parents of:  Gwen, Sue , Wynn”

5627

SW

3

Hopkins

Infant

1921

1921

(Note:  Buried adjacent to J Pete & Minnie HOPKINS.)

5745

NE

2

Hopkins

J Pete

1875

1958

Husband of Minnie L. HOPKINS

5746

NE

2

Hopkins

James Clayton "Jim"

30 Sep 1934

26 Aug 2007

Husband of Betty (COX) HOPKINS.  Married 26 Jun 1953.  Son of Floyd & Cheryle (SLAMP) HOPKINS.

(“Born in Waukegan, Illinois”)

“Our Children:  Roger Dewayne 2-18-1954, Roxanne (OSBORNE) (DAVIS) 7-25-1955, Ruth Ellen (WIRTH) 12-8-1956”

“Our Grandchildren:  Andrew Todd 12-13-1987, Melanie Nicole 11-7-1989, Ryan William Thurman OSBORNE 9-3-1984, Dane Clayton OSBORNE 2-15-1986, Crystal Lynn WIRTH 5-24-1982, Brooke Ellen WIRTH 5-8-1986” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5471

5472

SE

5

Hopkins

James Raibourn "Chig"

23 Jul 1924

1 Mar 2007

Husband of Dorothy Ann (FARNY) HOPKINS, Married 28 Aug 1944.   Son of James Peter & Minnie Lee (RAIBOURN) HOPKINS.

"Our Children   Diane, Dennis, Stephen & Laura".   "Grandchildren   Leah, Alayna, Miles, Lacey Ann,  James Raibourn Stephen, Aaron, Andrea, Tiffany, Shay & Brian"



(Click here to view obituary.)

5628

5629

SW

3

Hopkins

Josiah M 

14 Nov 1839

12 Sep 1925

Husband of Rachel HOPKINS. 


Sergeant, Company "H", 143rd. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Corporal on 2 Feb 1865, promoted to Sergeant, mustered out 17 Oct 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee)


6335

6334

6336

NW

7

Hopkins

Lorean C Burnes

18 Dec 1911

19 Jul 2007

nee BURNES.  Daughter of John & Lilly (CAHALA) BURNES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5547

SE

2

Hopkins

Mabel

8 Jun 1909

14 Jan 1984

Wife of Dee HOPKINS.   Married 27 May 1926.  

"Children   Nina Lee 1926, Richard Dee 1932, Arvin Milton 1934"

5520

5521

SE

3

Hopkins

Mary Louise

7 Nov 1917

14 Jul 2013 

nee ARBUTHNOT.  Wife of Charles Leroy HOPKINS.   Married 14 Aug 1937.  Daughter of W C & Madge (SKELTON) ARBUTNOT.


“Parents of Marilyn Elaine Skidmore” 


(Click here to view obitury.)

5749

5750

NE

2

Hopkins

Minnie L

10 Sep 1883

24 Nov 1980

Wife of J. Pete HOPKINS

5746

NE

2

Hopkins

Nancy Alice

1872

1957

 --

6337

NW

7

Hopkins

Owen W 

23 Dec 1907

1 Jan 2001

Private First Class, U. S. Army, W.W. II


5747

5748

NE

2

Hopkins

Rachel Mitchel

20 Jul 1849

11 Aug 1900

Wife of Josiah M. HOPKINS

6335

6334

NW

7

Hopkins

Richard Dee

1 Jul 1932

14 Mar 2017

Husband of Carol Gwen HOPKINS. 


Married 6 Feb 1984.


Son of Dee & Mable (GARRISON) HOPKINS.


“Children:  Sabrina Rennee 10-29-1957,  Deidre Loraine 9-8-1961, Kenya Dawn 4-4-1963, Randall Shon 3-14-1965, Twyla Nicole 5-2-1971”

“Grand Children:  Justin Morgan 12-2-1982, Derek Morgan 7-2-1992, Jason Mills 2-2-1978, Kyle Mills 3-21-1989, Karley Mills 11-15-1993, Jaycee Parke 2-10-1994, Laramy Parke 2-10-1994, Darian Parke 2-1-1996, Brittney Hopkins 9-7-1989, Kella Hopkins 4-30-1992, Bridget Arnold 8-25-2000, Alexander Arnold 12-28-2003” 


Sgt., U.S. Marine Corps,

 W.W. II


(Click here to view obituary.)

5457

5458

5459

SE

6

Hopkins

Roy Dale

1899

25 Mar 1914

Son of David F & Ada F HOPKINS.

6413

NW

6

Hopkins

Stephen

16 Mar 1952

26 Sep 2012

Son of James "Chig" & Dorothy (FARNEY) HOPKINS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

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Hopkins

Wayne F

3 Feb 1920

16 Jan 1983

Husband of Imolee K. HOPKINS.   Married 28 Jun 1941.

“Parents of:  Gwen, Sue , Wynn”

5627

SW

3

Houchin

Julia M

19 Jun 1858

2 Oct 1901

nee WITHERSPOON.  Wife of William E WOODS, 1st, married 2 Jan 1875; and Devore C HOUCHIN, 2nd, married 26 Sep 1888.  Daughter of Lemuel & Violet Ann WITHERSPOON.

6455

NW

5

Houghland

Amanda Evelyn

25 May 1918

10 Feb 2003

nee McGILLEM.  Wife of Virgil K. HOUGHLAND.   Married 3 Jul 1939.

5530

SE

3

Houghland

Carvel W

4 May 1905

18 Sep 1974

Husband of M. Thelma HOUGHLAND

5534

SE

3

Houghland

Ella

1875

1938

Wife of Thomas B. HOUGHLAND

5716

NE

5

Houghland

Jerry Max

5 Jun 1940

28 Feb 1997

Husband of Barbara (WILLIS) HOUGHLAND.   Son of Virgil K. & A. Evelyn HOUGHLAND.

5531

SE

3

Houghland

M Thelma

2 Nov 1911

2 Apr 1990

Wife of Carvel W. HOUGHLAND

5534

SE

3

Houghland

Thomas B

1866

1949

Husband of Ella HOUGHLAND

5716

NE

5

Houghland

Virgil K

15 Oct 1910

21 Jan 1953

Husband of Amanda Evelyn (McGILLEM) HOUGHLAND.   Married 3 Jul 1939.

5530

SE

3

Hudson

Anna B

1870

1922

Wife of William J. HUDSON.

“Mother”

5735

5737

NE

3

Hudson

William J

1867

1928

Husband of Anna B. HUDSON.

“Father”

5735

5736

NE

3

Hurst

Alonzo

29 Jul 1897

Dec 1969

Husband of Jessie E. HURST

5537

SE

3

Hurst

Jessie E

1900

1967

Wife of Alonzo HURST

5537

SE

3

Hurt

Carl

12 Jan 1913

23 Feb 2010

Husband of Garnet Kathleen HURT.   Married 13 May 1939.  Son of Renza & Fannie (WINGAT) HURT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5490

SE

5

Hurt

Garnet Kathleen

25 Aug 1918

27 Aug 2000

Wife of Carl HURT.   Married 13 May 1939.

5490

SE

5

Hutchinson

David A

10 Jan 1874

27 Jun 1963

Husband of Edna HUTCHINSON

5834

NW

 16

Hutchinson

Edna

14 Nov 1878

30 Mar 1965

Wife of David A. HUTCHINSON

5834

NW

16

Hutchinson

Eunice L

29 May 1914

13 Apr 2009

nee BLYTHE  Wife of Marion Cloyd HUTCHINSON.   Married 17 Dec 1941.  Daughter of Carl & Flossie (RICHARSON) BLYTHE.

5565

SE

2

Hutchinson

Infant

18 Mar 1895

18 Mar 1895

Infant son of Robert A. & Lora E HUTCHINSON

5883

NW

14

Hutchinson

Kathryn

7 Mar 1901

9 Feb 2000

Wife of Orvis J. HUTCHINSON

6176

NW

10

Hutchinson

Lloyd

29 Sep 1898

14 Jun 1907

Son of David A. & Edna HUTCHINSON.

5834

5835

NW

16

Hutchinson

Lora E

27 Aug 1870

8 Sep 1960

Wife of Robert A. HUTCHINSON

5881

NW

14

Hutchinson

Marion Cloyd 

29 Jan 1913

4 Nov 1986

Husband of Eunice L. (BLYTHE) HUTCHINSON.   Married 17 Dec 1941.   Private, U. S. Army, W.W. II


5565

5566

SE

2

Hutchinson

Maudie M

10 Sep 1892

15 Mar 1896

Daughter of Robert A. & Lora E HUTCHINSON

5885

NW

14

Hutchinson

Olive E

20 Mar 1894

2 Nov 1895

Daughter of Robert A. & Lora E HUTCHINSON

5886

NW

14

Hutchinson

Orvis J 

1 Dec 1896

19 Dec 1966

Husband of Kathryn HUTCHINSON.  

Private First Class, 14th. Ordinance Guard Company, W.W. I

6176

6296

NW

10

Hutchinson

Robert A

10 Sep 1869

11 Sep 1909

Husband of Lora E. HUTCHINSON.

“Father”

5881

5882

NW

14

Sections and Rows.
For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into four Sections:  Northwest (NW), Northeast (NE), Southwest (SW), and Southeast (SE.)  Rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.  Please be advised rows 1-5 in the Northwest sections are somewhat irregular. 

5411 Sign at entrance, Southwest section of cemetery.
5414  View of Northwest section of the cemetery.
5413  Front side of Veterans Memorial
6445 Back side of Veterans Memorial.