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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 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. If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let t us know.       email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                Photo

Sect-

ion

Row

Caldwell

Anthony Ray "Tony"

14 Aug 1959

8 Dec 2013

Husband of Kelsey Caldwell.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0015

2E

2

Camden

Allen Kenneth

13 Jun 1928

--

Husband of Laverne B CAMDEN.

“Sons:  Allen Kenneth Jr, Brian Douglas, Craig William”

10370

10371

2D

7

Camden

Allen Kenneth, Jr.

25 Jun 1951

18 May 2010

Son of Allen Kenneth & Laverne B CAMDEN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

10371

2D

7

Camden

Craig William

1956

1981

Son of Allen Kenneth & Laverne B CAMDEN.

10371

2D

7

Camden

Laverne B

25 Feb 1928

2 Apr 1995

Wife of Allen Kenneth CAMDEN.

10370

10371

2D

7

Campbell

?

--

--

(Only surname is visible.)

9378

1F

2

Campbell

Anna

1876

1951

--

9381

1F

2

Campbell

Bertice P

1901

1977

--

9380

1F

2

Campbell

James L

18 Apr 1870

5 Jun 1952

Husband of Lottie M CAMPBELL.

9540

2A

1

Campbell

Lottie M

3 Oct 1875

22 May 1959

Wife of James L CAMPBELL.

9540

2A

1

Campbell

Phyllis Roberta

11 Mar 1927

13 Nov 2006

nee CARTER.  Daughter of Robert & Sadie CARTER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11033

2D

17

Campbell

Teresa Ann

20 Sep 1953

3 Oct 1994

Daughter of Phyllis Roberta (CARTER) CAMPBELL.

11034

2D

17

Canipe

Jonathan L

24 May 1955

7 Aug 2009

--

1561

2F

2

Cantrell

Cyntha Ann

1849

1932

Wife of Sylvester Winfiedl CANTRELL.


“Mother”

7789

7790

1C

8

Cantrell

John E

1910

1967

Husband of Mabel B CANTRELL.

9712

2A

4

Cantrell

Mabel B

1910

1988

Wife of John E CANTRELL.

9712

2A

4

Cantrell

Sylvester Winfield

1847

16 Jul 1941

Husband of Cynthia Ann CANTRELL.

“Father” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7790

1C

8

Capehart

Loyd

4 Sep 1952

--

Husband of Susan CAPEHART.  Married 29 Aug 1977.

10388

2D

8

Capehart

Susan

9 May 1957

31 Dec 1998

Wife of Loyd CAPEHART.  Married 29 Aug 1977.

“Mother”

10388

10389

2D

8

Carey

Hazle B

1888

1968

Wife of W Paul CAREY.

7809

1C

9

Carey

Martha N

23 Dec 1921

12 Jun 1988

--

7810

1C

9

Carey

W Paul

1890

1965

Husband of Hazle B CAREY.

7809

1C

9

Cargill

Anna M

30 Aug 1913

7 Apr 1997

Wife of Lester Lloyd CARGILL, Sr.

9451

1F

5

Cargill

Lester, Jr.

14 Feb 1946

--

Husband of Rita S CARGILL.  Son of Lester Lloyd & Anna M CARGILL, Sr.

9449

1F

5

Cargill

Lester Lloyd, Sr.

26 Mar 1910

21 Mar 1980

Husband of Anna M CARGILL.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.


9451

9452

1F

5

Cargill

Rita S

19 Sep 1948

23 Apr 1998

Wife of Lester CARGILL, Jr.

9449

1F

5

Carlile

Donald E "Don"

5 Sep 1930

10 Aug 2014

Husband of Jeanette (SMITH) CARLILE. 


Married 21 Mar 1951. 


Son of Emery & Mary (ELLIOTT) CARLILE.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9449

2E

2

Carlile

Jeanette A

27 Jun 1931

5 May 2017

nee SMITH.  Wife of Donald E "Don" CARLILE. 


Married 21 Mar 1951. 


Daughter of Martin Ott & Hattie Lucretia (RECTOR) SMITH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9449

2E

2

Carlisle

Jack Ray

10 Jun 1942

19 Dec 2008

Husband of Evelyn CARLISLE. 


Son of Earl & Elsie (CAMPBELL) CARLISE.


US Army.



(Click here to view obituary.)

9605

2A

2

Carnahan

Charles R

27 Apr 1927

10 Dec 2009

Husband of Eloise (MORTON) CARNAHAN, 1st; and Sandra CARNAHAN, 2nd.


US Navy, WW II.

11223

2E

12

Carnahan

Eloise

6 Dec 1927

30 Jul 2002

nee MORTON.  First wife of Charles R CARNAHAN. 


Daughter of Volpe O & Edrie B MORTON.

11223

2E

12

Carnahan

Infant

30 Jul 1860

5 Aug 1860

Infant of Samuel K & M A CARNAHAN.

8710

1B

17

Carnahan

Helen "Sue"

7 Nov 1939

27 Jan 2012

nee JONES.  Wife of John O CARNAHAN.  Married 9 Jan 1954.  Daughter of Oren & Mary Martha (PHILLIPS) JONES

.
(Click here to view obituay.)

4519

2E

4

Carnahan

John O

22 Dec 1935

3 Nov 2010

Husband of Helen "Sue" (JONES) CARNAHAN.  Married 9 Jan 1954.  Son of Earl & Etta Mae (RAINEY) CARNAHAN.


(Click here to view obituay.)

4519

2E

4

Carr

Elvitt B

4 Nov 1887

4 Aug 1968

Husband of Maude B CARR.

Indiana, Pvt., US Army, WW I.

9739

9740

2A

5

Carr

Maude B

1890

1970

Wife of Elvitt B CARR.

9739

2A

5

Carroll

Donald “Doc”

3 Jun 1950

--

Husband of Evonne “Jane” CARROLL.  Married 12 May 1970.

“Our Sons:  Tim & David”

“Grandchildren:  Katie, Travis, Ashley, Tanner, Garrett, Harley, Koal, Kain”

11069

11070

2D

19

Carroll

Evonne “Jane”

23 Mar 1953

--

Wife of Donald “Doc” CARROLL.  Married 12 May 1970.

“Our Sons:  Tim & David”

“Grandchildren:  Katie, Travis, Ashley, Tanner, Garrett, Harley, Koal, Kain”

11069

11070

2D

19

Carroll

Lillie

1864

1938

--

9428

1F

4

Carter

Arthur T “Bobie”

13 Jan 1929

15 Feb 1978

Husband of Lillian M “Lil” CARTER.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

9978

9979

2B

1

Carter

Clyde L

16 Nov 1904

21 Mar 1974

Husband of Ruth L (RILEY) CARTER.


Married 14 Jun 1927.

9597

2A

2

Carter

Goldie L

1905

1996

Wife of John B CARTER.

9753

2A

5

Carter

John B

2 Jul 1897

18 Apr 1967

Husband of Goldie L CARTER.


Indiana, Cpl., STU, Army Tng., Corps, WW I.

9753

9754

2A

5

Carter

Lillian M “Lil”

7 Nov 1933

26 Jan 1979

Wife of Arthur T “Bobie” CARTER.

9978

2B

1

Carter

Margery L

5 Mar 1928

30 Jan 2013

nee KIMBROUGH.  Wife of Richard L CARTER.


Daughter of Samuel & Hazel (GRIMM) KIMBROUGH.


“Our Children:  Curtis Wayne, Alan Kent, Melinda Anne” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4473

10396

2D

8

Carter

Richard L

12 Dec 1929

26 Feb 2007

Husband of Margery L (KIMBROUGH) CARTER. 


Son of J B & Goldie (HOLLERBACH) CARTER.


“Our Children:  Curtis Wayne, Alan Kent, Melinda Anne” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4473

10396

2D

8

Carter

Ruth L

8 Dec 1905

13 May 1984

nee RILEY. Wife of Clyde L CARTER.


Married 14 Jun 1927. 


Daughter of Charles O & Hester C (STANFORD) RILEY.

9597

2A

2

Cartwright

Betty Jean

21 Sep 1929

31 Oct 2011

nee McKEE.  Wife of C Richard CARTWRIGHT.  Daughter of Raymond E & Anna Mae (HARVEY) McKEE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1645

2B

6

Cartwright

C Richard

5 Aug 1928

--

Husband of Betty Jean CARTWRIGHT.


“Our Sons:  Richard Ray & Mark McKee”

1645

2B

6

Cartwright

Richard Ray

24 Jun 1958

3 Aug 1997

Son of C Richard & Betty Jean (McKEE) CARTWRIGHT.

“Grandson of Raymond E & Anna Mae McKEE.”

10095

2B

6

Case

Kimberly Ann

24 Apr 1965

12 May 1987

Daughter of Raymond E & Mary H CASE.

10451

2D

11

Case

Mary H

22 Mar 1939

--

Wife of Raymond E CASE.  Married 24 Apr 1959.

“Our Children:  Kimberly Ann, Kelly Dawn, Kent Eugene”

10449

10450

2D

11

Case

Raymond E

27 Dec 1937

5 Oct 2004

Husband of Mary H CASE.  Married 24 Apr 1959.  “Our Children:  Kimberly Ann, Kelly Dawn, Kent Eugene”

10449

10450

2D

11

Caskey

Glenn L

18 Apr 1904

19 Oct 1991

Husband of Thelma P CASKEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9116

1E

3

Caskey

Thelma P

5 Dec 1907

5 Feb 1990

Wife of Glenn L CASKEY.

9116

1E

3

Cason

Janet S

16 Sep 1940

5 Aug 1994

nee JULIAN.  Daughter of Millard & Frieda JULIAN.
“Daughter of Frieda”

“Mother”

10175

10176

2C

4

Cason

Joe

28 Dec 1936

3 Dec 1994

Son of Blondie Y MATTINGLY.

9942

2A

8

Catt

Dawn A

27 Sep 1953

15 Mar 2003

nee LAND.
“Mom”

10375

2D

7

Catt

Joe Blythe

21 Jan 1920

16 Mar 2005

Husband of Treva G (CUNDIFF) CATT.


Married 31 Aug 1952. 


Son of Blyther & Sue (SUMNER) CATT.


“Our Children:  Jeffe Catt and Jan Mason”

“Grandchildren:  T J Catt and Kassidy Catt”


Sgt., US Army Air Forces, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

4037


10379

2D

7

Catt

Treva G

26 Nov 1934

21 May 2016

nee CUNDIFF.  Wife of Joe Blythe CATT. 


Married 31 Aug 1952. 


Daughter of Leslie & Annie Lea (COLLINS) CUNDIFF.


“Our Children:  Jeffe Catt and Jan Mason”

“Grandchildren:  T J Catt and Kassidy Catt” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4037

10379

2D

7

Cavanah

George, Rev.

8 Feb 1823

20 Sep 1869

Husband of Lydia (ROBB) CAVANAH.

Aged 40 Yrs. 7 Mo. & 12 Dys.

“Father”

“of the General Baptist Church”

8859

8862

1D

7

Cavanah

Lydia Robb

26 Dec 1821

6 Jun 1887

Wife of Rev. George P CAVANAH.

Aged 65 Yrs. & 6 Mo.

“Mother”

8861

8864

1D

7

Cavanah

William

22 Nov 1848

1 Mar 1869

Son of Rev. George & Lydia (ROBB) CAVANAH.

Age 20 Yrs. 8 Mos. & 9 Dys.

“Brother”

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

8858

8863

1D

7

Cecil

George W

19 Dec 1907

10 Aug 1987

Husband of Norma W (WALKER) CECIL.


US Army.

1614

2D

7

Cecil

Norma W

17 Mar 1928

9 Apr 2011

nee WALKER.  Wife of George W CECIL.  Daughter of Walter & Dortha (JOHNSON) WALKER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1614

2D

7

Chamberlain

Christina D

18 Nov 1971

17 Dec 2005

nee WRIGHT.  Daughter of Bill & Sandy (TURNER) WRIGHT.


“Mother of:  Tosha, Crystal, John Jr.”

11119

11120

2D

22

Chambers

A F

1855

1941

--

8334

1B

10

Chambers

Catherine A

1876

1948

--

8332

1B

10

Chambers

Herman K

28 Sep 1907

27 Nov 1910

Son of A F & K CHAMBERS.

8651

1B

17

Chambers

Norman

10 Nov 1907

10 Nov 1910

--

8333

1B

10

Chambers

Viola M

13 Aug 1896

21 Mar 1995

--

8331

1B

10

Chanley

Infant

1911

1911

“Infant son”

(On same stone as Pauline H CHANLEY.)

8132

1B

5

Chanley

Pauline H

1915

1917

(On same stone as Infant CHANLEY.)

8132

1B

5

Chapman

Billie D "Castro"

15 Feb 1934

1 Feb 2013

Husband of Loretta CHAPMAN.  Son of James D & Goldie (PICKETT) CHAPMAN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1329

2D

6

Chapman

Loretta

8 Aug 1934

--

Wife of Billie D CHAPMAN.

1329

2D

6

Chapman

Seth Logan

10 Dec 1991

10 Dec 1991

Infant son of Robert E CHAPMAN & Jean EAGGLESTON.

10232

2C

10

Christie

Patsy Sue

12 May 1940

3 Jan 2002

--

10281

2D

3

Christmas

Darrell Edward

6 Mar 1957

13 Jul 1972

--

9818

2A

6

Christmas

Davie Jean

1926

2 Jul 1988

Husband of Mary Ann CHRISTMAS.
A.S., US Navy, WW II.

9943

2A

8

Christmas

Matthew D

20 Aug 1985

18 May 2008

Son of Dale CHRISTMAS & Lisa CHRISTMAS WADE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11086

2D

20

Christmas

Suzanne

26 Sep 1951

26 Aug 2006

nee MURPHY.  Daughter of Leo & Elizabeth MURPHY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10462

2D

11

Church

Billy Don

8 Feb 1938

11 Jun 1938

Infant son of Lent & Selma (ARMSTRONG) CHURCH. 


Buried here:  12 Jun 1938. 


Note:  Certificate of Death has an incorrect birth date.  His age is reported as 4 months, 8 days when he died of pneumonia. 


His birth certificate reports he was born 8 Feb 1938.

9493

1F

7

Clabaugh

Lewis Clinton

17 Oct 1883

10 Dec 1957

Second husband of Irene (PARTCH) DUSTIN CLABAUGH. 


Married:  3 Aug 1929 in Los Angeles, California.


Son of James Monroe & Mary (COOPER) CLABAUGH.

9569

2A

2

Clark

Arthur Paul

18 Jul 1921

19 Sep 1943

Son of J Ottis & Gladys (WEISGERBER) CLARK.


Sgt., US Army.

8435

1B

13

Clark

Carl Frederick

31 Aug 1925

24 Sep 1925

Son of J Ottis & Gladys C (WEISGERBER) CLARK.

7883

1C

13

Clark

Flora E Kendle

22 Jan 1866

29 Dec 1933

nee KENDLE.  First wife of Oscar E CLARK. 


Daughter of William J & Eliza J (MAUCK) CLARK.

7880

1C

13

Clark

Flora Letha

15 Jan 1878

13 Feb 1968

nee SMITH.  Wife of George Washington CLARK. 


Daughter of James Allen & Lydia (MAUCK) SMITH.

9228

1E

6

Clark

Florence J

22 Dec 1900

27 Dec 1971

nee PIERCE.  Wife of Gerald S CLARK. 


Daughter of James W & Lelia B (HARTIN) PIERCE.

9229

1E

6

Clark

George Washington

1 Aug 1875

11 Jan 1950

Husband of Flora Leath (SMITH) CLARK. 


Son of William & Margaret (STONE) CLARK.

9228

1E

6

Clark

Gerald Smith

14 Sep 1897

15 Dec 1978

Husband of Florence J CLARK. 


Son of George Washington & Flora Letha (SMITH) CLARK.

9229

1E

6

Clark

Gladys C

20 Sep 1899 "1897"

3 Oct 1932

nee WEISGERBER.  Wife of Ottis CLARK.


Daughter of Edward & Gertrude (MALONE) WEISGERBER.


“Mother”

7882

1C

13

Clark

James M

29 May 1856

1 Sep 1860

Son of Sabina CLARK.

7793

1C

8

Clark

John Robert

2 Nov 1929

2 Jan 1930

Son of J Ottis & Gladys C (WEISGERBER) CLARK.

7883

1C

13

Clark

Mary M

21 Feb 1807

10 Aug 1878

Wife of Willey B CLARK.


Aged 71 y’s 5 m’s 20 d’s.

7791

1C

8

Clark

Oscar E

2 Jul 1865

13 Nov 1939

Husband of Flora E (KENDLE) CLARK, 1st; and Cynthia CLARK, 2nd.


Son of Jordan & Rachel (MOUNTS) CLARK.

7879

1C

13

Clark

Ottis

19 Dec 1892

14 Jun 1937

Husband of Gladys (WEISGERBER) CLARK. 


Son of Oscar E & Flora E (KENDLE) CLARK.


“Father”

7881

1C

13

Clark

Willie B

--

12 Feb 1877

Husband of Mary M CLARK.


Aged 77 Yrs. 2 Mos. 20 Dys.

7792

1C

8

Clayton

Ethel M "Tillie"

18 May 1921

4 Feb 2013

nee McREYNOLDS).  Wife of Willard Russell CLAYTON.  Married 29 Oct 1966.  Daughter of James & Josephine (DeWEESE) McREYNOLDS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1321

2D

12

Clayton

Willard Russell

6 Dec 1925

23 Jan 2010

Husband of Ethel M "Tillie" (McREYNOLDS) CLAYTON.  Married 29 Oct 1966.  Son of Henry & Hattie (BAKER) CLAYTON.


(Click here to  view obituary.)

1321

2D

12

Clearwater

Wilma Jean Newton

1923

5 Oct 1994

Mother of Joe E NEWTON.

10300

2D

4

Clemens

Charles O

1909

1982

Husband of Eleanor W CLEMENS.

9544

2A

1

Clemens

Eleanor W

1911

1976

Wife of Charles O CLEMENS.

9544

2A

1

Cleveland

Charles F

1882

1937

Husband of Mabel C CLEVELAND.

8615

1B

16

Cleveland

John F

15 Sep 1847

24 Oct 1899

Husband of Mary (POLK) CLEVELAND.


“Father”

8619

8621

1B

16

Cleveland

Mabel C

1884

1957

Wife of Charles F CLEVELAND.

8616

1B

16

Cleveland

Mary

28 Oct 1845

31 Aug 1906

nee POLK.  Wife of John F CLEVELAND. 


Daughter of A H & Julia (EMBREE) POLK.


“Mother”

8619

8620

1B

16

Cleveland

Thelma A Beard

9 Oct 1904

12 Jul 1990

Wife of Melvin C CLEVELAND.

9324

1E

8

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.