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Columbia Cemetery

Also known as White Church Cemetery

Patoka Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3430 N;  Longitude, -87.6121 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 14;; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W and SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 15; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located at the intersection of White Church Road and CR-250W; just under 0.9 mile due south of SR-64.

Last updated   10 Apr 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources; headstone photographs, May 2010,  by Daniel L Elliott,  There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.                                                              © 2010-2017   Daniel L Elliott

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes and Inscriptions

Photo#     Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Abbott

Clara M

26 Nov 1917

 6 Mar 2011

nee McCORMICK.  Wife of Union S ABBOTT.  Daughter of Robert P & Lilly Mae (MOORE) McCORMICK.


(Click here to view obituary.)

10276

2D

3

Abbott

Robert Alan “Bob”

5 Nov 1953

24 May 2009

Son of Union S & Clara ABBOTT.

1563

2F

1

Abbott

Union S

26 Oct 1910

10 Apr 1985

Husband of Clara M (McCORMICK) ABBOTT.

10276

2D

3

Abell

Angel Marie

--

15 Nov 1976

--

9968

2B

1

Abell

Haskell U

18 Jun 1911

13 Jan 1988

Husband of Jewell ABELL. 


Son of Earl Alva & Pearl Netah (OSBORN) ABELL


TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

10485

10486

2D

13

Abell

Jewell

3 Jan 1913

26 Mar 1989

Wife of Haskell U ABELL.

10485

2D

13

Adams

Lois White

25 Jan 1905

14 Dec 1969

nee CORNELIUS.  Wife of Virgil ADAMS. 

Daughter of George D & Mahala C (BURNES) CORNELIUS. 

Note:  Buried here 17 Dec 1969 per Certifiate of Death.

No headstone found.
 

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Adamson

Helen M

1917

1996

Wife of Norman ADAMSON.

9160

1E

5

Adamson

Norman

4 Mar 1912

23 Jun 1985

Husband of Helen M ADAMSON. 


Son of Charles M & Rose (EPPERSON) ADAMSON.

9160

1E

5

Adkins

Carl

1900

1929

Son of James A & Mary B ADKINS.

“Brother”

8091

1B

4

Adkins

Edgar, Sr.

17 Dec 1893

9 Oct 1973

Husband of Thursey A ADKINS.

Indiana, Cpl., US Army, WW I.

9051

9052

1E

2

Adkins

Ida M

1870

1952

Wife of John T ADKINS.

“Mother”

9050

1E

2

Adkins

James

--

20 Dec 1895

Husband of Sarah M ADKINS.

Aged 72 yrs. 5 ds.

7651

1C

2

Adkins

James A

1865

1929

Husband of Mary B ADKINS.

“Father”

8091

1B

4

Adkins

John T

1861

1922

Husband of Ida M ADKINS.

“Father”

9050

1E

2

Adkins

Johnie H

1898

1913

Son of John T & Ida M ADKINS.

9050

1E

2

Adkins

Mary B

1870

1934

Wife of James A ADKINS.

“Mother”

8091

1B

4

Adkins

Sarah M

5 Jan 1838

1 Apr 1908

Wife of James ADKINS.

7650

1C

2

Adkins

Thursey A

1899

1976

Wife of Edgar ADKINS, Sr.

9051

1E

2

Akers

Elvin Ray

19 Aug 1919

31 Mar 1996

Husband of Vada Virginia AKERS.  Married 24 Jun 1939.

“Our Children:  Jim, Bonnie, Burl, Vicki, Jesse”

Pvt., US Army, Purple Heart.

10339

10341

2D

6

Akers

George Earl

29 Apr 1943

5 Oct 1943

Son of Elvin Ray & Vada Virginia AKERS.

10339

2D

6

Akers

Jesse Alan

12 Sep 1948

18 Dec 2006

Husband of Nancy AKERS.  Son of Elvin Ray & Vada Virginia (IVY) AKERS.


SP4, US Army, Vietnam.  Bronze Star Medal W/V, Purple Heart.



(Click here to view obituary.)

10340

2D

6

Akers

Vada Virginia

25 Oct 1921

11 Jan 1999

Wife of Elvin Ray AKERS.  Married 24 Jun 1939.

“Our Children:  Jim, Bonnie, Burl, Vicki, Jesse”

10339

10341

2D

6

Alcorn

Arthur

11 Mar 1898

24 Jun 1980

Husband of Lottie ALCORN.

8726

1D

1

Alcorn

Carl G

2 Feb 1879

24 Jan 1897

--

8307

1B

10

Alcorn

Carrie

7 Dec 1864

5 Apr 1940

nee McCRARY.  Wife of William  N ALCORN.

9334

1E

8

Alcorn

Charles Harvey

22 Dec 1873

11 Sep 1875

Son of Johnson & Mary Ann (SAMS) WHITAKER ALCORN.


(Note:  From information at the Princeton Public Library.)

No headstone found or identified.
 

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Alcorn

Johnson

26 Mar 1832

19 Dec 1898

Husband of Malinda G (COCHRAN) ALCORN, 1st, married 7 Sep 1852; and second husband of Mary A (SAMS) WHITAKER ALCORN, 2nd, married 18 Nov 1872 in Wabash County, Illinois.


Aged 86 Ys. 8 Ms. 23 Ds.

8311

1B

10

Alcorn

Joseph H

1 Aug 1891

6 Aug 1961

Husband of Kathryn Pearl (GRIFFIN)  ALCORN. 


Son of Johnson & Mary Ann (SAMS) ALCORN.

8775

1D

3

Alcorn

Kathryn

18 Jan 1892

31 May 1981

nee GRIFFIN.  Wife of Joseph H ALCORN. 


Daughter of Moses C & Sarah Jane (KEMBLE) GRIFFIN.

8775

1D

3

Alcorn

Lottie

11 Jan 1894

8 Mar 1993

Wife of Arthur ALCORN.

8726

1D

1

Alcorn

Maggie A

25 Oct 1874

7 Feb 1897

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of Philip J ALCORN. 


Married 7 Mar 1896. 


Daughter of William A & Margaret (HAWKINS) ANDERSON.

8781

1D

3

Alcorn

Malinda G

20 Feb 1834

24 Feb 1870

nee COCHRAN.  First wife of Johnson ALCORN. 


Married 7 Sep 1852.

8310

1B

10

Alcorn

Mary Ann

8 May 1848

2 Sep 1922

nee SAMS. Wife of Aquilla A WHITAKER,1st, married 17 Jun 1863 in Edwards County, Illinois;  and second wife of Johnson ALCORN, 2nd, married 18 Nov 1872 in Wabash County, Illinois..


Daughter of Phillip & Rebecca (BASSETT) SAMS.


“Mother”

8308

1B

10

Alcorn

Nancy Ellen

10 Feb 1856

6 Jul 1919

Daughter of Johnson & Malinda  G (COCKRAN) ALCORN.

8309

1B

10

Alcorn

Oscar C

22 Nov 1889

27 Jun 1962

Indiana, Sgt., Btry. C, 70th Field Arty., WW I.

9507

1F

7

Alcorn

Pleas

24 Feb 1894

22 Feb 1959

Son of William & Carrie ALCORN.

Indiana, SK3, USNRF, WW I.

9333

1E

8

Alcorn

William N

2 Apr 1856

29 Apr 1950

Husband of Carrie (McCRARY) ALCORN. 


Son of Johnson & Malinda G (COCKRAN) ALCORN.

9334

1E

8

Alexander

James H "Jim"

16 Nov 1931

9 Sep 2012

Husband of Debra (MORRISON) ALEXANDER.  Married 21 Jul 1981  Son of Leander & Carrie (MOORE) ALEXANDER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

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Alka

Edward D

1938

1986

Son of Myrtle M (PAVEY) ALKA MOORE.

10263

2D

2

Alldredge

Carolyn S

24 Aug 1950

13 Apr 2015

Wife of Paul C ALLDREDGE.


Our Daughters:  Kathy, "Jo Jo," Stephy, Kassi, "Peanut"

4043
4044

2C

1

Alldredge

Herbert Eugene "Gene"

29 Jun 1913

19 Jul 1981

Husband of Mary Alice (MONTGOMERY) ALLDREDGE.  Married 14 Jun 1952.


Sgt., US Army, WW II.

1339

10142

2C

1

Alldredge

Mary Alice

30 Oct 1929

29 May 2013

nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of Herbert Eugene "Gene" ALLDREDGE.  Married 14 Jun 1952.  Daughter of Paul & Mary Helen (WHITTAKER) MONTGOMERY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1339

2C

1

Alldredge

Paul C

24 Aug 1950

13 Apr 2015

Husband of Carolyn S ALLDREDGE.


Son of Herbert Eugene "Gene" & Mary Alice (MONTGOMERY) ALLDREDGE


Our Daughters:  Kathy, "Jo Jo," Stephy, Kassi, "Peanut"


(Click here to view obituary.)

4043
4044

2C

1

Allen

Amy Denise

21 Jan 1971

8 Jan 2011

nee PERKINS.   Wife of Eric M ALLEN.  Married 17 Feb 1993.  Daughter of Harry PERKINS and Kathleen (TRULOCK) PERKINS GIFFORD.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1582

2D

17

Allen

Carl Steven "Butch"

17 Jan 1946

7 Dec 2009

Husband of Dorothy A (WILKERSON) ALLEN. 


Married 27 Oct 1967. 


Son of Cecil Robert & Nona Lillian (DUDLEY) ALLEN, Sr.


US Army and US Navy, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1568

1569

2D

20

Allen

Cecil R, Jr.

16 Oct 1942

--

Husband of Patricia P ALLEN.

11099

2D

21

Allen

Cecil R, Sr.

16 Jul 1913

2 Jan 1992

“Father”

10316

2D

5

Allen

Cordelia

1 Apr 1873

9 Apr 1958

Wife of George B ALLEN.

7951

1C

17

Allen

Dorothry A

17 Jan 1946

7 Dec 2009

nee WILKERSON.  Wife of Carl Steven "Butch" ALLEN.  Married 27 Oct 1967. 

1568

2D

20

Allen

Eric M

20 Oct 1968

--
Husband of Amy Denise (PERKINS) ALLEN.  Married 17 Feb 1993. 

1582

2D

17

Allen

George B

19 Nov 1872

24 Jul 1943

Husband of Cordelia ALLEN.

7951

1C

17

Allen

Mary Ellen

31 Aug 1920

5 Jul 2006

nee ELLIOTT.  Wife of Walter K ALLEN.  Daughter of John L & Emma (SLAUGHTERBACK) ELLIOTT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11100

2D

21

Allen

Patricia F

20 Dec 1943

25 Nov 1998

Wife of Cecil R ALLEN, Jr.

11099

2D

21

Allen

Ramond A

18 Jan 1910

10 May 1979

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

9785

2A

6

Allen

Ronald Ray, Sr.

21 Mar 1947

19 Aug 2010

Son of Walter Kermit & Mary Ellen (ELLIOTT) ALLEN.

(Note:  Ashes buried between his parents, 18 Dec 2010.  Information from Janet (Elliott) Douglas.)

Photo by Janet (Elliott) Douglas.


2D

21

Allen

Walter K

24 Sep 1918

7 May 2004

Husband of Mary Ellen (ELLIOTT) ALLEN.


SSgt., US Army, European Theatre, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

11100

11101

2D

21

Alexamder

James Howard "JIm"

16 Nov 1931

9 Sep 2012

Husband of Debra (MORRISON) ALEXANDER.  Married 21 Jul 1981.


Son of Leander & Carrie (MOORE) ALEXANDER.  Born in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

1286

2E

12

Alvis

Bille J

21 Feb 1940

--

Wife of Donnie L ALVIS.  Married 23 Aug 1958.

10269

2D

2

Alvis

David P

14 Jul 1903

8 Feb 1949

Indiana, Pvt., Coast Arty. Corps, WW II.

7977

1C

18

Alvis

Donnie J

8 Oct 1935

11 Dec 1986

Husband of Billie J ALVIS.  Married 23 Aug 1958


Son of Floyd C & Florence ALVIS.


SSG, US Army, Vietnam.

10269

10270

2D

2

Alvis

Herschel

1 Feb 1890

18 May 1952

Indiana, Pfc., 26th Field Arty., 9th Div. WW I.

7978

1C

18

Alvis

Marjorie Olive

1909

1938

(On same monument base as Laurel Rose RICHARDSON.)

8256

1B

9

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Sections and Rows.
For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into Sections 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E and 2F.  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of each section.  See the images below for reference.
 

Section divisions used for this listing.
Aerial view of the cemetery location; church building in upper-right corner.
7624  Sign over original entrance to the cemetery
8006 View of Section 1A, immediately west of the church.