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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Owensville Cemetery

(aka Owensville I.O.O.F. Cemetery)

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2711 N;  Longitude, -87.6975 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 12; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:

Located on the west side of Owensville.  Main entrance is at the intersection of Elm and West Montgomery Streets.  Bounded on the north by West Brumitt Street (Hwy 165), on the east by Elm Street, and the south by West Warrick Street.  Second entrance at the northwest corner of the cemetery from West Brumitt (Hwy 165).

Last updated   27 Oct 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 certainly are unmarked graves plus a few unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.  
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Widmer

Bertha Dragoo

1890

1975

Wife of George A DRAGOO, 1st; and WIDMER, 2nd.

6415

CE

9

Wilder

Allen T

1872

1950

“Father”

5468

SE

4

Wilder

Lucille R

1918

1971

“Mother”

5469

SE

4

Wilder

Wayne

20 May 1916

16 Nov 1991

--

5434

SE

3

Wiley

Benjamin F

27 Jul 1849

13 Feb 1922

Husband of Mary E WILEY.

“Father”

6776

6777

CW

5

Wiley

Infant

30 Oct 1883

30 Oct 1883

Infant son of Benjamin F & Mary E WILEY.

6783

CW

5

Wiley

Mary E

11 Apr 1858

12 Aug 1909

Wife of Benjamin F WILEY. 

“Mother”

6776

6778

CW

5

Wiley

Percy E

9 Jul 1893

27 Sep 1897

Son of Benjamin F & Mary E WILEY.

6782

6779

CW

5

Wiley

Van Darrell

1900

6 May 1989

Brother of Bernadine (WILEY) SHORT.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

5952

NE

19

Wiley

William E

20 Nov 1896

22 Jan 1899

Son of Benjamin F & Mary E WILEY.

6780

6779

CW

5

Wilkins

Gladys

10 Mar 1909

27 Jul 1977

--

5424

SE

3

Williams

Alfred C

1866

1940

Husband of Dora J WILLIAMS.

6530

CE

12

Williams

Alice Marie

1922

1987

Husband of William Harold WILLIAMS.

5384

SE

2

Williams

Alice Udora

1871

1934

nee LONG.  Wife of Joseph W WILLIAMS.  Married 26 Jul 1898.

“Wife”

6339

CE

8

Williams

Donnie Ray

7 Jun 1953

28 May 2012

Son of Harold & Alice (RILEY) WILLIAMS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

4280

SE

3

Williams

Dora J

1871

1967

Wife of Alfred C WILLIAMS.

6530

CE

12

Williams

George W

--

13 Agu 1888

Son of William H & H WILLIAMS.

Aged 18 Y. 11 M. 13 D.

6630

CE

14

Williams

Infant

20 Jan 1887

20 Jan 1887

Infant son of Dr. John M & Margaret “Maggie” (MONTGOMERY) WILLIAMS.

“Stillborn”

6629

CE

14

Williams

James Allen

--

11 Feb 1926

“Son”

6419

CE

9

Williams

James T

12 Sep 1868

30 May 1936

Husband of Louisa I WILLIAMS.

6423

CE

9

Williams

John M, Dr.

1857

1939

Husband of Margaret “Maggie” (MONTGOMERY) WILLIAMS.

6627

CE

14

Williams

Joseph W

1872

1962

Husband of Alice Udora (LONG) WILLIAMS.  Married 26 Jul 1898.

“Husband”

6339

CE

8

Williams

Larry Joe

23 Jan 1959

11 Aug 2007

Son of Harold & Alice (RILEY) WILLIAMS.

5436

SE

3

Williams

Leone Scott

1877

1955

nee SCOTT.  Daughter of William & Susan Elizabeth (PREWITT) SCOTT.

6445

CE

10

Williams

Lewis

1881

1962

Husband of Lula (WILSON) WILLIAMS.

6422

CE

9

Williams

Louisa I

7 Mar 1869

9 Feb 1953

Wife of James T WILLIAMS.

6424

CE

9

Williams

Lula

1895

1987

nee WILSON.  Wife of Lewis WILLIAMS.

6422

CE

9

Williams

Margaret ?

?

?

Assumed to be wife of William P WILLIAMS.

(Broken stone; between father and son.)

7128

CW

11

Williams

Margaret “Maggie”

1865

1948

nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of Dr. John M WILLIAMS.  Married 1 Nov 1883.

6626

CE

14

Williams

Phyllis

1929

1931

Daughter of Winfred C & Helen M WILLIAMS.

6765

CW

3

Williams

William B

14 Feb 1862

13 May 1878

Son of William P & Margaret WILLIAMS.

7127

CW

11

Williams

William H

--

7 Dec 1881

Aged 39 Ys. 8 Ms. 12 Ds. 


Civil War.


6631

CE

14

Williams

William Harold

3 Jul 1926

24 Sep 1970

Husband of Alice Marie (RILEY) WILLIAMS. 


Son of Clarence & Ina P WILLIAMS.

5384

SE

2

Williams

William P

?

5 Feb 1864

Husband of Margaret WILLIAMS. 

Co. E, 42nd Reg. Ind. Vols.

7129

CW

11

Williams

Winfred C

1905

1952

Husband of Helen M WILLIAMS.

6766

CW

3

Willis

Bonnie Mae

28 Jan 1927

4 Feb 2017

nee PHILLIPS.  Wife of Eugene "Jeep" WILLIS.  Married 15 Nov 1963.


Daughter of Zircle L & Lizzie Mae (MOORE) PHILLIPS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Willis

Carole N

6 Mar 1933

30 May 2014

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of James A WILLIS. 


Daughter of Paul Edgar & Frances Marie (CONRAD) ANDERSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0257

W

2

Willis

James A

16 Jul 1924

4 Jun 2008

Husband of Carole N (ANDERSON) WILLIS. 


Son of William & Lillian WILLIS.


Pfc., US Army, WW II.

0257

0258

W

2

Wilson

?

?

?

(Only base of monument remains:  in midst of WILSON family burials.)

6817

CW

5

Wilson

Alice B

--

12 Jun 1873

Daughter of H & Mary A WILSON.

6820

CW

5

Wilson

C Fern

1898

1995

Wife of William Fracis WILSON.

5334

SE

1

Wilson

Charles

--

--

--

6740

CW

3

Wilson

Clara A

30 Aug 1892

9 Feb 1972

Wife of Quince WILSON.

“Mother”

6117

CE

3

Wilson

David G

10 Oct 1900

2 Aug 1955

Husband of Mary O WILSON.

6355

CE

8

Wilson

David Lyn

6 Jul 1946

12 Nov 2004

Husband of Jody WILSON.


Married 17 Sep 1973. 


Son of Elmer & Lilly May (CARNAHAN) WILSON.

5861

NE

10

Wilson

Deborah Ann "Deb"

18 Sep 1954

13 Jul 2016

nee LEISTER.  Wife of James "Marshall" WILSON. 


Married:  24 Aug 1984.


Daughter of Urmal J & Elizabeth D (WALL) LEISTER. 


Our Sons:  Zack, Alex, Ian.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4376

4377

CE

1

Wilson

Donald L

31 Jul 1935

10 Jan 2003

Husband of Shirley A WILSON.


Our children:  Donna, Carloyn, John, Elmer, Donald Jr., Willard.

5858

5860

NE

10

Wilson

Elizabeth

--

13 May 1857

Wife of William C WILSON.

Aged 59 y’s. 5 d’s.

“Our Mother”

6816

CW

5

Wilson

Harry

20 May 1870

12 May 1871

Son of Sarah WILSON.

Aged 11 Mos. 2 Weeks.

6865

CW

6

Wilson

Helen L

7 Nov 1915

25 Mar 2006

nee GARRETT.  Wife of Russell O WILSON.  Daughter of Paul L & Muriel M (GOODWIN) GARRETT.

7323

CW

17

Wilson

Henry, Dr.

--

25 Aug 1877

First husband of Hestiria WILSON STEELMAN.

Aged 52 Yrs. 2 Mo’s. 8 Da’s.

6818

CW

5

Wilson

Infant

--

3 Aug 1951

Infant son of Rufus M & Vonda L WILSON.

5745

NE

3

Wilson

James Marshall

18 Sep 1954

13 Jul 2016

Husband of Deborah Ann (LEISTER) WILSON.


Married:  31 Aug 1984.


Our Sons:  Zack, Alex, Ian.

4376

4377

CE

1

Wilson

James O

16 Mar 1951

28 Mar 1969

Son of Russell O & Helen L WILSON.

7323

CW

17

Wilson

John D

7 Mar 1838

20 Jun 1900

Husband of Mary J WILSON.

7071

CW

10

Wilson

Joyce N

16 Jan 1935

--

nee GARRETT.  Wife of Paul Franklin “Red” WILSON.  Marrie 13 Aug 1954.

Daughter:  Melinda.

Grandchildren:  Elizabeth, Clifford.

7361

7362


2

Wilson

Laura A

--

--

--

6739

CW

3

Wilson

Laura Dell

1894

1977

Wife of Rufus D WILSON.

6238

CE

6

Wilson

Lena E

1906

1999

Wife of Pleas D WILSON.

5638

SE

9

Wilson

Lily May

16 Mar 1909

24 Jun 1991

Wife of Elmer E WILSON.

5857

NE

10

Wilson

Mary A

--

--

--

6741

CW

3

Wilson

Mary J

4 Feb 1839

--

Wife of John D WILSON.

7071

CW

10

Wilson

Mary O

30 May 1902

17 Jan 1979

Wife of David G WILSON.

6355

CE

8

Wilson

Paul Franklin “Red”

5 Jul 1933

29 Jun 2008

Husband of Joyce N (GARRETT) WILSON.  Married 13 Aug 1954.   Son of Pleas & Lena (CROOKS) WILSON, Sr.

Daughter:  Melinda.

Grandchildren:  Elizabeth, Clifford.

SP3, US Army, Korea.

7361

7362

W

2

Wilson

Peggy A

26 Jan 1931

--

nee GARRETT.  Daughter of Paul W & Muriel M GARRETT.

7257

CW

15

Wilson

Pleas D

1906

1958

Husband of Lena E WILSON.

5638

SE

9

Wilson

Quince

1 Jan 1890

8 Jun 1966

Husband of Clara A WILSON.

“Father”

6117

CE

3

Wilson

Rufus D

1895

1951

Husband of Laura Dell WILSON.

6238

CE

6

Wilson

Rufus M

19 Jul 1920

8 Oct 2003

Husband of Vonda L (ROSS) WILSON.  Married 3 Jan 1948.

Our children:  Stan, Leah Jane, Infant son, Jeffery Tim, Candy, Greg, Rick, Tony, Mary.

S Sgt., US Army, WW I.

5742

5743

5744

NE

3

Wilson

Russell O

25 Apr 1909

19 Feb 1993

Husband of Helen L (GARRETT) WILSON.

7323

 

 

Wilson

Samuel A

abt 1847

--

Pvt., Co. B, 42nd Ind. Inf.

7058

CW

10

Wilson

Samuel F

abt 1818

1 Nov 1869

Husband of Louisa WILSON.

Aged 50 y’s 8 m. 9 d’s. 

Civil War.


7061

CW

10

Wilson

Sarah W

--

19 Nov 1863

Daughter of William J & Sarah A WILSON.

Aged 11 y’s. 5 m’s. 9 d’s.

(On same stone as William ? WILSON.)

7059

CW

10

Wilson

Shirley A

9 Apr 1941

--

Wife of Donald L WILSON.

Our children:  Donna, Carloyn, John, Elmer, Donald Jr., Willard.

5858

5860

NE

10

Wilson

Vonda L

6 Dec 1928

25 Sep 2003

nee ROSS.  Wife of Rufus M WILSON.  Married 3 Jan 1948.

Our children:  Stan, Leah Jane, Infant son, Jeffery Tim, Candy, Greg, Rick, Tony, Mary.

5742

5743

NE

3

Wilson

William ?

?

?

(All information buried.  On same stone as Sarah W WILSON.)

7057

CW

10

Wilson

William C

--

22 Jan 1864

Husband of Elizabeth WILSON.

Aged 61 ys 4 ms. 17 ds.

“Our Father”

6815

CW

5

Wilson

William Francis

20 Oct 1895

28 Mar 1963

Husband of C Fern WILSON.

Indiana, Cpl., Co. F, 318th Engineers, WW I.

5334

5335

SE

1

Wilson

William W

21 Jul 1914

5 Mar 1945

Son of Rufus D & Laura Dell WILSON.

Indiana, Sgt., 4000, AAF Base Unit.

6239

CE

6

Wilson ?

Sarah

?

?

Aged 33 ys. 5 ms. 22 ds.

(Stone is broken in three pieces and mostly buried.)

7062

7063

CW

10

Winburne

Joe Winn

6 Sep 1919

18 Jun 2015

Husband of Mary Evelyn (WRIGHT) WINBURNE. 


Son of David L & Bernice (MILLER) WINBURNE.


TSgt, 443rd Army Air Force Base Unit, US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)


4435

0250

W

3

Winburne

Mary Evelyn

7 Aug 1917

27 Mar 2016

nee WRIGHT.  Wife of Joe Winn WINBURN.


Daughter of Providence "Prov" & Katie Margaret (WILSON) WRIGHT.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4435

0250

W

3

Winemiller

John

--

17 Apr 1918

Age:  87 years

.

Sgt., Co. A, 91 Ind. Inf.

Enlisted on 10 Aug 1862.  Resident of West Franklin, Posey County, Indiana.  Promoted to Full Sergeant.  Mustered out on 26 Jun 1865 at Salisbury, North Carolina.


5990

NE

22

Winstead

Edna

24 Oct 1907

1 Oct 1996

Wife of Strother WINSTEAD.

5523

SE

6

Winstead

Helen K

11 May 1949

--

Wife of James G WINSTEAD.  Married 12 Jul 1968. 


Our Son:  David.  Grandson:  Nathan.

0103

0104


W

2

Winstead

James G

7 Feb 1949

--

Husband of Helen K WINSTEAD.  Married 12 Jul 1968. 


Our Son:  David.  Grandson:  Nathan.

0103

0104


W

2

Winstead

James O

22 Jul 1926

--

Husband of Violet F (BROWN) WINSTEAD.

7347

W

1

Winstead

Strother

7 Feb 1903

3 Apr 1995

Husband of Edna WINSTEAD.

5523

SE

6

Winstead

Violet F

7 Jun 1928

21 Aug 2001

nee BROWn.  Wife of James O WINSTEAD.

7347

W

1

Wirth

Donna J

20 Mar 1939

--

Wife of Leslie E “Les” WIRTH.

My children:  Mark S, Joe R.

7367

7368

W

2

Wirth

Leslie E “Les”

27 Jul 1939

--

Husband of Donna J (WATKINS) WIRTH.

My children:  Dawn A, Jody L, Julie A.

7367

7368

W

2

Witherspoon

Cordelia

1843

1898

nee WOODS.  Wife of Thomas M WITHERSPOON.  Married 24 Oct 1862.

7120

CW

11

Witherspoon

Harvey

9 Dec 1888

26 Juyl 1921

Husband of Mata WITHERSPOON.  Son of Oscar & Sue WITHERSPOON. 

WW I.


6829

CW

5

Witherspoon

Hattie J

21 Sep 1863

3 Apr 1865

Daughter of Thomas M & Cordelia WITHERSPOON.

7119

CW

11

Witherspoon

Marion F

27 Aug 1866

29 Mar 1943

Husband of Menecie J WITHERSPOON.

“Father”

6827

CW

5

Witherspoon

Mata

21 Nov 1887

25 May 1965

Wife of Harvey WITHERSPOON.

6829

CW

5

Witherspoon

Menecie

21 Mar 1869

5 Jan 1929

Wife of Marion F WITHERSPOON.

“Mother”

6628

CW

5

Withrow

Belle

7 Apr 1873

29 Sep 1957

Wife of William WITHROW.

6625

CE

14

Withrow

William

17 Jul 1866

17 Dec 1949

Husband of Belle WITHROW.

6625

CE

14

Woods

Cecil O

29 May 1909

18 Mar 1989

Husband of Mable M (KORTE) WOODS.  Married 4 Aug 1934.

6139

CE

3

Woods

David Kiethly
(spelling: Keithly)

7 Jul 1930

23 Feb 2007

Husband of Marjorie J (WILSON) WOODS.  Married 23 Oct 1954.

Children:  Daniel, Denise.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

5332

5333

SE

1

Woods

Mable M

2 May 1910

26 Jan 1998

nee KORTE.  Wife of Cecil O WOODS.  Married 4 Aug 1934.

6139

CE

3

Woods

Marjorie

7 May 1933

--

nee WILSON.  Wife of David K WOODS.  Married 23 Oct 1954.

Children:  Daniel, Denise.

5332

SE

1

Woods

Virgie

23 Nov 1870

? ??? 1871

Daughter of M & M J WOODS.

6413

CE

9

Woods

Wanda G

4 Nov 1924

17 Dec 1990

Wife of W Leon WOODS.  Married 16 Jun 1948.

6990

CW

8

Woods

Wilfred Leon

16 May 1923

11 Apr 1989

Husband of Wanda G WOODS.  Married 16 Jun 1948.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

6990

6991

CW

8

Word

Lois Marie

17 Dec 1901

4 Oct 1943

Wife of William Odell WORD.

6671

CW

1

Word

William Odell

9 Jun 1894

5 Mar 1975

Husband of Lois Marie WORD.

6671

CW

1

Workman

Olga L

1893

1950

Wife of W Lee WORKMAN.

5401

SE

3

Workman

Robert Wayne

2 Sep 1931

10 Apr 2006

--

5445

SE

4

Workman

W Lee

1889

1962

Husband of Olga L WORKMAN.

5401

SE

3

Workman

Walter C

29 May 1920

23 Jan 1969

Son of W Lee & Olga L WORKMAN.

“Brother”

5402

SE

3

Wright

Angela Elaine “Angi”

24 Aug 1965

19 Jan 1986

--

6213

6214

CE

5

Wright

Clyde G

28 Oct 1930

22 Jun 2003

Husband of Roberta M WRIGHT.  Married 20 Oct 1950.

“Father”

5580

SE

7

Wright

Dudley R

16 Jun 1932

--

Husband of Lois L (ASKREN) WRIGHT.  Married 26 Dec 1957.

Children:  David, Deborah (twin), Rebecca (twin), Daniel, James, Donald.

7390

7391

W

2

Wright

John V

23 Aug 1956

11 Jun 1995

Husband of Ruth I WRIGHT ANTEY.  Married 28 Apr 1973.

Our sons:  Michael, Tommy.

5592

5593

SE

8

Wright

Katie

1892

1966

Wife of Providence WRIGHT.

5540

SE

6

Wright

Lois L

18 Jan 1940

19 Jun 2008

nee ASKERN.  Wife of Dudley R WRIGHT.  Married 26 Dec 1957.

Children:  David, Deborah (twin), Rebecca (twin), Daniel, James, Donald.

7390

7391

W

2

Wright

Providence

1882

1949

Husband of Katie WRIGHT.

5540

SE

6

Wright

Roberta M

1 May 1933

6 Oct 1992

Wife of Clyde G WRIGHT.  Married 20 Oct 1950.

“Mother”

5580

SE

7

Wright

Ruth I

29 Sep 1956

--

Wife of John V WRIGHT, 1st; and Robert J ANTEY, 2nd.

5592

5593

SE

8

Section and Row definitions. 

Five sections were defined for this survey:  North (N), southeast (SE), center-east (CE), center-west(CW) and west (W.)  Rows were numbered starting at the east side of each section.

               

5330  View of the southeast section of the cemetery.
6649  Access road dividing center-east and center-west sections of the cemetery.
5875  View of the northeast corner of cemetery.
7737  View of center-west section from northwest entrance from Brumitt St.