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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    27 Nov 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

Anderson

Arthur W

16 Jun 1881

5 Feb 1978

Husband of Laura J (WOODS) ANDERSON.


“Father”

8054

1B

2

Anderson

Charles Leon

18 Feb 1918

28 Jan 1980

Husband of Noma E (SLUNAKER) ANDERSON


Son of Arthur W & Laura (WOODS) ANDERSON.


Pfc., US Army, WW II.


1649

10046

2B

4

Anderson

Clarence

15 Aug 1877

5 Jan 1973

Husband of Maggie (COVINGTON) ANDERSON. 


Son of William & Margaret (HAWKINS) ANDERSON.


“Husband”

7976

1C

18

Anderson

Ellis Charles

1883

1953

Husband of Grace ANDERSON.

8046

1B

1

Anderson

Elsie

20 Jan 1908

7 Feb 1950

Daughter of Clarence & Maggie May (COVINGTON) ANDERSON.

7975

1C

18

Anderson

Florence Dale

10 Aug 1910

9 Sep 1992

Daughter of Clarence & Maggie (COVINGTON) ANDERSON.

7974

1C

18

Anderson

Grace

1888

16 Mar 1964

Wife of Ellis ANDERSON.

8046

1B

1

Anderson

James E

1897

1969

Husband of Lola J ANDERSON.

8776

1D

3

Anderson

Laura J

11 Oct 1887

23 Apr 1939

nee WOODS.  Wife of Arthur W ANDERSON.


“Mother”

8054

1B

2

Anderson

Lola J

1911

1999

Wife of James E ANDERSON.

8776

1D

3

Anderson

Mabel B

1918

1919

Daughter of Ellis & Grace ANDERSON.

(Stone is broken in half; now barely legible.)

8045

1B

1

Anderson

Maggie May

27 Sep 1877

20 Dec 1956

nee COVINGTON.  Wife of Clarence ANDERSON.


“Mother”

7976

1C

18

Anderson

Margaret E

7 Oct 1854

14 Jun 1891

Wife of W H ANDERSON.

Aged 36 Ys. 8 Ms. 7 Ds.

“Mother”

8827

8828

8825

1D

6

Anderson

Noma E

18 Nov 1927

6 Jan 2011

nee SLUNAKER.  Wife of Charles Leon ANDERSON.  Daughter of Fred & Mona SLUNAKER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1649

2B

4

Anderson

Philip M

abt 1832

--

Husband of Martha J (MILLS) ANDERSON, 1st, married 2 may 1867; and Julia A REED ANDERSON, 2nd, married 1 Mar 1899.

Pvt., Co., E, 42nd Reg. Indiana Inf.

7837

1C

10

Anderson

Pearl

1 Jan 1900

20 Oct 1971

“Daughter”

7973

1C

18

Anderson

Sarah Mederith

18 Jul 1911

1 May 2002

Wife of Victor Lloyd ANDERSON.  Married 15 Nov 1930.

“Our Sons:  Floyd, Gerald, Wayne, Eugene

10043

10044

2B

4

Anderson

Susan A

--

28 May 1877

nee THURMAN.  Wife of Isaac ANDERSON.  Married 12 Oct 1876.

Aged 20 Y. 5 M. 2 D. (This is no longer legible.)

7642

1C

1

Anderson

Victor Lloyd

9 Sep 1909

18 Apr 1996

Husband of Sarah Mederith ANDERSON.  Married 15 Nov 1930.

“Our Sons:  Floyd, Gerald, Wayne, Eugene

10043

10044

2B

4

Anderson

W H

27 Dec 1852

--

Husband of Margaret E ANDERSON.

8826

8825

1D

6

Antcliff

Tavie Kathryn

?? Jun 1932

30 Apr 2004

nee BAGBY.

11293

2F

1

Antell

Albert E

23 Apr 1888

28 Mar 1953

--

7999

1C

19

Antell

Edna W

13 Jun 1897

8 Aug 1975

Wife of Fred ANTELL.

7997

1C

19

Antell

Fred

24 Apr 1881

8 Aug 1968

Husband of Edna W ANTELL.

7997

1C

19

Antell

Frederick "Fred" R

2 Feb 1933

22 Jun 1999

Husband of Patricia "Patty" A (DICKERSON) ANTELL. 


Son of Fred & Edna W ANTELL.


US Army, WW II.


7996

1C

19

Antell

Luella B

16 Feb 1877

1 Nov 1954

Wife of R Arthur ANTELL.

7998

1C

19

Antell

Patricia "Patty" A

5 May 1934

27 Jun 1983

nee DICKERSON.  Wife of Frederick "Fred" R ANTELL. 


Daughter of Walter & Virginia DICKERSON.

7996

1C

19

Antell

R Arthur

24 Nov 1876

9 Oct 1952

Husband of Luella B ANTELL.

7998

1C

19

Antell

Ruth

28 Mar 1892

28 Apr 1974

--

8000

1C

19

Arbuthnot

Albert Leo

13 Aug 1944

17 Aug 1944

--

9494

1F

7

Armstrong

Arthur P

8 Feb 1883

13 Mar 1956

Husband of Edna B ARMSTRONG.

“Father”

9574

2A

2

Armstrong

Darwin E

1901

1983

Husband of Roxie I ARMSTRONG.

8282

1B

9

Armstrong

Dennis M

7 Mar 1937

18 Aug 1996

Husband of Karen (SMTIH) ARMSTRONG.

10107

2B

7

Armstrong

E S

1882

1951

--

9036

1E

2

Armstrong

Edna B

17 Jul 1883

20 Oct 1972

Wife of Arthur P ARMSTRONG.

“Mother”

9574

2A

2

Armstrong

J Riley

1880

1956

Husband of Maggie M ARMSTRONG.

9427

1F

4

Armstrong

Joe Arch

23 Dec 1922

21 Apr 1998

First husband of Meredith ARMSTRONG MAHAN. 


Married 21 Dec 1945.

4035

2D

13

Armstrong

Luther

8 Jan 1886

28 Nov 1975

Husband of Mina E ARMSTRONG.  Married 30 Jun 1918.

9603

2A

2

Armstrong

Maggie M

1884

1975

Wife of J Riley ARMSTRONG.

9427

1F

4

Armstrong

Meredith Mable

7 Feb 1923

7 Jul 2015

nee COLEMAN.  Wife of Joe Arch ARMSTRONG, 1st, married 21 Dec 1945 and Glenn L MAHAN, 2nd, married 8 Feb 1999.. 


Daughter of Albert R & Emma M (STEWART) COLEMAN.


(Click here to view obituary.)


Note:  See also entry as Mahan, Meredith Mable.

4035

2D

13

Armstrong

Mina E

17 De 1894

9 Jan 1996

Wife of Luther ARMSTRONG.  Married 20 Jun 1918.

9603

2A

2

Armstrong

Roxie I

1900

1986

Wife of Darwin E ARMSTRONG.

8282

1B

9

Armstrong

Sarah Eleanor "Ella"

5 Mar 1871

23 Jan 1960

nee BRUMFIELD.  Wife of William Cornelius ARMSTRONG. 


Daughter of Richard & Matilda J (KNOWLES) BRUMFIELD.


“Mother”

9490

1F

7

Armstrong

William Cornelius

14 Mar 1871

1 Jun 1939

Husband of Sarah ELeanor "Ella" AMSTRONG. 


Son of Willis & Naomi (CLARK) ARMSTRONG.


“Father”

9490

1F

7

Arthur

Helen

1919

2004

nee WILKEY.  Daughter of Allen & Addie (REAVIS) WILKEY.

1461

1F

7

Ashby

John Paul

10 Apr 1960

14 Apr 2012

Son of Paul Duane & Jonnie Ann (FOSTER) ASHBY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4485

2D

19

Ashby

Jonnie Ann Foster

2 May 1929

--

nee FOSTER.  Wife of Paul Duane ASHBY. 

“Our Children:  Robin Ann, John Paul, Jo Marie”

Married 1 Oct 1951.

4485

11064

2D

19

Ashby

Paul Duane

20 May 1928

8 May 2007

Husband of Jonnie Ann (FOSTER) ASHBY.  Married 1 Oct 1951.  Son of Charle & Edna ASHBY.


“Our Children:  Robin Ann, John Paul, Jo Marie”


Pfc., US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

4485

11064

2D

19

Ashurst

Martha J

13 Apr 1940

19 Oct 1982

--

9898

2A

7

Ashurst

Penny K

19 Dec 1964

--

--

9898

2A

7

Ashurst

Robert Dill

4 Mar 1958

--

--

9898

2A

7

Austin

Elizabeth "Bettye"

4 Apr 1916

11 Sep 2010

Wife of Glenn L AUSTIN.  Married 1937.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7980

1C

18

Austin

Eva E

8 Dec 1886

28 Nov 1978

Wife of James M AUSTIN.

“Mother”

7982

1C

18

Austin

Glenn L

1907

1977

Husband of Elizabeth "Bettye" AUSTIN.  Married 1937.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.


7980

7981

1C

18

Austin

Hazel

9 Dec 1905

5 Oct 1992

Wife of Ronald A AUSTIN.

9796

2A

6

Austin

James M

8 Sep 1882

18 Jul 1980

Husband of Eva E AUSTIN.

“Father”

7982

1C

18

Austin

Ronald A

8 Apr 1906

14 Jun 2003

Husband of Hazel AUSTIN.

9796

2A

6

Auten

Mary E

13 Nov 1925

20 May 2008

nee RINEHART.

8422

1B

12

Ayers

Abba A

--

7 Mar 1869

Daughter of F & L AYERS.

Aged 1 yr. & 1 da.

8569

1B

15

Ayers

Azariah

--

4 Apr 1876

Husband of Elizabeth (GAMBEL) AYERS. 


Married 10 Mar 1852. 


Son of Henry & Martha “Patsey” (MOUNCE) AYERS.


Aged 53 Yrs. 20 Dys.

7659

1C

2

Ayers

Betty S Dunning

11 Sep 1941

--

nee DUNNING.

“Mother of:  Chris & Mindy”

10071

2B

5

Ayers

Daniel T

--

14 Feb 1873

Son of Azariah & Mary E (WESTFALL) AYERS.

7658

1C

2

Ayers

Elizabeth

--

6 Sep 1869

nee GAMBEL.  Wife of Azariah AYERS. 


Married 10 Mar 1852.



Aged 36 ys. 6 ms. 2 ds.

7660

1C

2

Ayers

Henry

1794

1848

Husband of Martha “Patsey” (MOUNCE) AYERS.  Married 15 Dec 1817.

“Father”

7655

1C

2

Ayers

Hiram F

--

29 Aug 1878

Son of Azariah & Elizabeth AYERS.

Aged 16 ys. 1 d. (Age no longer legible.)

7657

1C

2

Ayers

James S

28 Oct 1818

20 Feb 1877

Husband of Sarah A AYERS.

Aged 58 Ys. 3 Ms. 25 Days.

8494

1B

14

Ayers

James T

--

28 Jul 1867

Son of Azariah & Elizabeth (GAMBEL) AYERS.

Aged 3 ys. 11 ms. 2 ds.

7662

1C

2

Ayers

Joseph W

14 Jan 1865

10 Jul 1866

Son of Azariah & Elizabeth (GAMBEL) AYERS.

Aged 1 y. 5 ms. 26 ds.

Headstone not found.
 

1C

2

Ayers

Martha “Patsey”

1796

1873

nee MOUNCE.  Wife of Henry AYERS.  Married 15 Dec 1817.

“Mother”

7655

1C

2

Ayers

Sarah A

3 Jul 1828

9 May 1895

Wife of James S Ayers.

8493

1B

14

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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.