Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Oak Grove Cemetery

aka Creek, aka Willie Cemetery

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2381 N;  Longitude, -87.7830 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 19; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:3-1/2 miles southwest of Johnson. Located on the south side of County Road 800S, just east of the intersection with Indiana State Road 165.
Last updated    01 Nov 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using using photographs of the headstones.  Notes were supplemented with marriage and census records plus genealogy records.  There probably are unmarked graves but only a few unreadable markers due to weathering of the stone.
If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.   
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Section

Row

Dobbs

Meleta

7 Jul 1931

21 Aug 1994

nee JULIAN.  Wife of Millard HALLAM, 1st; and Charles DOBBS, 2nd.


Daughter of Jonathan Ray & Dorothy (FLENER) JULIAN.

7100

East

6

Ebmier

Mary Louisa

29 Jan 1883

28 Jul 1929

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of WORKMAN, 1st; and Oscar T EBMIER, 2nd, married 3 Jul 1917.


Daughter of Elmer & Marion (OVELIN) CRABTREE.

7019

East

2

Ellis

Connie S

5 Jul 1951

17 Nov 2015

nee GARRETT.  Wife of Billi ELLIS. 


Daughter of James I & Evelyn June (CRABTREE) GARRETT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Evans

Luella

11 Jul 1886

18 Mar 1945

nee ABBOTT.  Wife of William GILBERT EVANS. 


Married:  12 Jul 1904. 


Daughter of George A & Lovina (WILLIAMS) ABBOTT.

7091

East

6

Evans

William Gilbert

30 Apr 1881

15 Nov 1969

Husband of Luella (ABBOTT) EVANS.


Married:  12 Jul 1904. 


Son of Wiliam EVANS.

7091

East

6

Flener

Charles

1 Mar 1875

2 Feb 1948

Husband of Mary Louella (WILLIAMS) FLENER. 


Son of Franklin & Rachel (SHARP) FLENER.

7054

East

4

Flener

Mary Louella

16 Feb 1878

14 Jan 1973

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Charles FLENER. 


Daughter of William Henry & Betsy (CRABTREE) WILLIAMS.

7054

East

4

Flener

Paul W

30 Oct 1903

13 Jul 1904

Son of Charles & Mary Louella (WILLIAMS) FLENER. 


Note:  Certificate of Death reports date of death as 14 Jul 1904.  Burial here on 15 Jul 1904.

6976

West

8

Ford

Jo Ann Crabtree

6 Jan 1932

--

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of Joe Francis FORD. 


Married 30 Jan 1948. 


Our children:  Thomas Steven & Vicki Lynne.

0761

0762


East

1

Ford

Joe Francis

17 Dec 1928

10 Jun 2013

Husband of Jo Ann (CRABTREE) FORD. 


Married 30 Jan 1948. 


Son of Mark HIghwood & Nancy Ellen "Nannie" (WHITING) FORD. 


Our children:  Thomas Steven & Vicki Lynne.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0761

0762

East

1

France

Charles Elden

7 Oct 1921

1945

Son of Chester & Alma Ruth (JOHNSON) FRANCE.


Pharmacist Mate 2nd Class, US Navy, WW II.


“Lost his life at Bora Bora Island in the South Pacific while serving his county I the United States Navy.”


7116

East

7

Gardner

Alan Bruce

3 Feb 1930

11 Apr 2015

Husband of Yvonne (McDONALD) GARDNER. 


Married 3 Sep 1955. 


Son of Athol Bruce & Eulah M (KNOWLES) GARDNER. 


US Army, Korea. 


 


Our daughters:  Anne Janelle.   


(Click here to view obituary.)

0018

6967

West

7

Gardner

Yvonne

19 Mar 1937

--

nee McDONALD.  Wife of Alan B GARDNER. 


Married 3 Sep 1955. 


Daughter of John & Grace McDONALD. 


Our daughters:  Anne Janelle.   

0018

6967

West

7

Garrett

Evelyn June

17 Sep 1929

17 Jan 2008

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of James Isaac GARRETT. 


Married 15 Nov 1947.  Daughter of Thomas Howard & Myrtle (VAUPEL) CRABTREE.

7074

East

5

Garrett

James Isaac

5 Jul 1925

22 Jun 2006

Husband of Evelyn June (CRABTREE) GARRETT. 


Married 15 Nov 1947


Son of James Warren & Dale Beatrice (REED) GARRETT.


Daughters:  Connie, Tammy, Tonya.

Cpl. US Army, WW II.

7074

East

5

Gates

Jason Douglas

18 Jul 1988

15 Oct 2014

Son of Jeffery "Jeff" & Kim (DUNN) GATES.

2656

East

4

Gates

Margaret Jane

2 Jul 1938

8 Apr 1987

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Robert Lee GATES.


Married 31 Oct 1959. 


Daughter of James & Mary (WILSON) WILLIAMS.


Our children:  Julia Leigh, William Jeffrey, Darrell Wayne.

7062

7063

East

4

Gates

Robert Lee

23 Apr 1938

20 Dec 2015

Husband of Margaret Jane (WILLIAMS) GATES. 


Married 31 Oct 1959


Son of Arthur & Geneva (PATTON) GATES.


Our children:  Julia Leigh, William Jeffrey, Darrell Wayne. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7062

7063

East

4

Godfrey

E S E

3 Feb 1869

20 Aug 1869

--

6929

West

4

Grigsby

Alsey America

28 Apr 1832

22 Dec 1895

nee MONTGOMERY. Wife of William J SAULMON, 1st. married 2 Feb 1860 in Posey County, Indiana; and first wife of James Knox Polk GRIGSBY, Sr., 2nd, married 13 Jan 1869.

6926

West

4

Grigsby

James Knox Polk, Sr.

21 Jun 1847

5 Sep 1928

Husband of Alsey GRIGSBY, 1st, married 13 Jan 1869; and Zelda Dora (MONTGOMERY) GRIGSBY, 2nd, married 14 Jan 1897 in Posey County, Indiana.


Son of John & Mahala (SHIELDS)  GRIBSBY. 


Note:  He is buried with his second wife at the Poseyville Cemetery, Poseyville, Posey, Indiana.

6925

West

4

Hall

Edith Velva

14 Mar 1922

14 Mar 1922

Stillborn Infant daughter of Lovel Nelson HALL & Elsie Mae (LANG) ROYAL HALL.

7038

East

3

Hall

Elnora Francis

30 Jun 1939

30 Jun 1939

Infant daughter of Lovel Nelson HALL & Elsie Mae (LANG) ROYAL HALL

7040

East

3

Hall

Elsie Mae

28 Nov 1901

30 Nov 1975

nee LANG.  Wife of Oliver Earl ROYAL, 1st, married 13 Dec 1917; and Lovel Nelson HALL, 2nd. 


Daughter of William E & Alice (CREEK) LANG.

7036

East

3

Hall

James Clifford

8 Mar 1932

8 Mar 1932

Infant son of Lovel Nelson HALL & Elsie Mae (LANG) ROYAL HALL.

7039

East

3

Hall

Lovel Nelson

1 Sep 1893

11 Dec 1961

Husband of Elsie Mae (LANG) ROYAL HALL. 


Son of William & Sarah (HARRIS) HALL.

7036

East

3

Hall

Norman Nelson

5 Mar 1930

11 Mar 1930

Infant son of Lovel Nelson HALL & Elsie Mae (LANG) ROYAL HALL.

7037

East

3

Hatfield

Infant

19 Jun 1894

19 Jun 1894

Infant daughter of S H & A HATFIELD.

6908

West

1

Holley  - Rodgers

Alma Ruth

12 Jan 1907

27 Jan 1991

nee JOHNSON.  Second wife of John Alvie HOLLEY; and wife of Oscar RODGERS, married 12 Jun 1967. 


Daughter of George W & Etna (WILLIAMS) JOHNSON.

7115

East

7

Holley

John Alvie

20 Dec 1887

16 Jul 1961

Husband of Alma R (JOHNSON) HOLLEY RODGERS.


Son of William R & Mary Ann (LEE) HOLLEY.

7115

East

7

Howe

Mary Katherine “Kay”

14 Feb 1922

23 Sep 2000

nee CRABTREE.


“An indomitable spirit, resilient and strong.  At peace in solitude, delightful in humor.  The “Red Hornet” is gone, but not forgotten.”

“Daughter of James Isaiah and Dessie CRABTREE.”

“Mother to:  Judy Cheesman, Joann Bjork, Roman Wright, Melton Glisson”

“nee”  Mary Katherine CRABTREE”

7105

7107

East

7

Huey

John Robert

20 Jul 1935

3 Mar 1977

First husband of Mary Jane (KING) HUEY DEAL. 


Married 24 Dec 1961.


Son of Ralph & Omega (KIRK) HUEY. 


SP4, US Army,

Korean Conflict

7000

7001

East

1

Huey - Deal

Mary Jane King

27 Aug 1936

24 May 1996

nee KING.  Wife of John Robert HUEY, 1st, married 24 Dec 1961; and Clarence L DEAL, 2nd.


Daughter of Howard Lovell & Edith Pearl (CRABTREE) KING.

7000


East

1

Johnson

Etna

20 Feb 1881

13 Mar 1961

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of George W JOHNSON. 


Daughter of William Henry & Elizabeth (CRABTREE) WILLIAMS.

7092

East

6

Johnson

George W

18 Dec 1875

29 Sep 1962

Husband of Etna (WILLIAMS) JOHNSON.  Son of David & Anna (MANCHETT) JOHNSON.

7092

East

6

Johnston

Jonnie Lee

11 Dec 1941

23 Aug 2003

Son of Charles Clifford & Barbara Lucille (JOHNSTON) CREEK.


Husband of Margie L JOHNSTON. 


Marine Corps Reserves

7061

East

4

Julian

Charles Ray

9 Aug 1929

5 Dec 1929

Son of Jonathan Ray & Dorothy F (FLEENER) JULIAN.

7056

East

4

Julian

Dorothy F

8 Nov 1905

25 May 1946

nee FLEENER.  First wife of Johathan Ray JULIAN. 


Daughter of Charley & Mary L (WILLIAMS) FLEENER.

7055

East

4

Julian

Jonathan Ray

8 May 1903

24 Oct 1964

Husband of Dorothy F JULIAN, 1st; & Edith E (PEACH) JULIAN, 2nd. 


Son of Joseph Jesse & Laura (RIDDLE) JULIAN.


(Note:  Edith E (Peach) Julian is buried at Maumee Cemetery.)

7055

East

4

King

Edith Pearl Crabtree

3 Dec 1919

17 Oct 2000

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of Howard L KING. 


Married 9 Sep 1935.


Daughter of James Wesley & Evalena (JORDAN) CRABTREE.


Children:  Mary J, Beverly J, William W, David H.

7002

7003

East

1

King

Howard Lovell

27 Sep 1911

4 May 1989

Husband of Edith Pearl (CRABTREE) KING. 


Married 9 Sep 1935


Son of William & Sarah Elizabeth (GARRETT) KING.


Children:  Mary J, Beverly J, William W, David H.

7002

7003

East

1

Kirkpatrick

Charles Wayne

27 Jan 1948

13 Apr 2009

Husband of Linda (EAGLESON) KIRKPATRICK. 


Son of Franklin & Florence (ABBOTT) KIRKPATRICK.


Sgt. US Army, Vietnam.


0218

West

5

Lang

William Franklin

8 Oct 1872

13 Mar 1908

Husband of Alice (CREEK) LANG. 


Married:  27 Feb 1896.


Son of John N & Selerda E (GADNER)  LANG.

6962

West

7

McDonald

Brantley

5 Feb 1885

20 Aug 1973

Husband of Linnie Leoten (CRABTREE) McDONALD. 


Son of Nimrod & Alice (COLLINS) McDONALD.

7099

East

6

McDonald

Grace Evelyn

20 Mar 1918

21 Dec 1996

nee WILSON.  Wife of John Leonard McDONALD. 


Married 20 Jun 1936. 


Daughter of Ora Thomas & Lillie M (REED) WILSON.


Our daughter:  Yvonne (McDONALD) GARDNER.

6964

6966

West

7

McDonald

John Leonard

13 Dec 1915

4 Dec 2001

Husband of Grace Evelyn (WILSON) McDONALD. 


Married 20 Jun 1936. 


Son of Brantley & Linnie Leoten (CRABTREE) McDONALD.


Our daughter:  Yvonne (McDONALD) GARDNER.

6964

6966

West

7

McDonald

Linnie Leoten

17 Oct 1893

12 Mar 1984

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of Brantley McDONALD.  Daughter of John & Elizabeth (WILLIAMS) CRABTREE.

7099

East

6

McDonald

William Thomas

12 Dec 1914

13 Dec 1914

Infant son of Brantley & Linnie Leoten (CRABTREE) McDONALD.

6978

West

8

Mulvaney

Kimberley

13 Feb 1973

11 May 2017

nee WHITE. 


Daughter of Gerald & Diane (CRABTREE) WHITE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Nash

Mary E

1 Jan 1847

28 Aug 1921

nee DREW.  Wife of Richard M NASH. 


Daughter of B F DREW.

7020

East

2

O

D

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--

Footstone.  (In row with OVERTON burials.)

6975

West

8

Overton

James Wesley

--

--

Footstone.

6947

West

6

Overton

James Wesley

1850

1912

Husband of Sarah Elizabeth (ABBOTT) OVERTON, 1st, married before 1879; and Second husband of Sarah Elizabeth (CRABTREE) WILLIAMS OVERTON


Married:  8 Jul 1890 in Posey County, Indiana. 


Son of Jeremiah & Cynthia OVERTON.


“Father”

6974

West

8

Overton

Sarah Elizabeth

abt 1853

bef 1890

nee ABBOTT.  First wife of James Wesley OVERTON. 


Married before 1879. 


Daughter of Austin W & Elizabeth Ann (JOHNSON) ABBOTT.

6974

West

8

Overton

Sarah Elizabeth

abt 1855

17 Nov 1903

nee CRABTREE.  Wife of William H WILLIAMS, 1st, married 15 Feb 1877; and second wife of James Wesley OVERTON, 2nd, married 8 Jul 1890 in Posey County, Indiana.. 


Daughter of Isaiah & Mary (SMITH) CRABTREE.


Age 48 Years.

6973

West

8


Section and Row definitions. 

For reference, arbitrary sections were defined for this listing.  The “West” section lies to the west of the north/south access lane (entrance gate) and the “East” section lies to the east of the service road.  Rows were numbered in both sections beginning on the east side of the section.  Note that rows in the older northwest corner of the cemetery are somewhat irregular and make row assignment difficult and somewhat arbitrary.