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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 15 Sep 2016

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

Craig

Connie B

5 Aug 1944

--

“Children:  Kristi, Robbie”

9849

9850

2A

7

Craig

Edward R “Ed,” Sr.

8 Feb 1925

6 Jun 2000

Husband of Ruth CRAIG.


“Dad”


S2, US Navy, WW II.

9857

9854

2A

7

Craig

Samuel Bruce “Sam”

25 Nov 1946

5 Aug 1975

BTFN, US Navy, Vietnam.

9851

9852

2A

7

Craig

Ruth

25 Feb 1924

24 Feb 1985

Wife of Edward R “Ed” CRAIG, Sr.


“Mom”

9857

2A

7

Crawford

Dora M

1891

1967

“Mother”

8818

1D

5

Crawford

Edith C

1938

--

Wife of Russell H CRAWFORD. 

3982

2E

17

Crawford

Russell H

3 Dec 1933

30 Dec 2014

Husband of Edith C CRAWFORD.  


Son of William & Gladys Ireen (RUSSELL) CRAWFORD. 


US Navy, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3982

3984

2E

17

Cremeans

Brenda J Lucas

22 May 1943

--

nee LUCAS.  Wife of James R “Jim” CREMEANS.  Married 30 Jun 1961.

1274

2E

8

Cremeans

James R “Jim”

17 Aug 1941

19 Jan 2013

Husband of Brenda J (LUCAS) CREMEANS.  Married 30 Jun 1961. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1274

2E

8

Critchfield

Esco G

8 Nov 1916

29 Nov 1999

Husband of Geneva G (CARGAL) CRITCHFIELD. 


Married 17 Feb 1937.


Pvt., US Army, WW II.

1677

1678

2A

7

Critchfield

Geneva G

5 Mar 1920

23 Jan 1997

nee CARGAL.  Wife of Esco Glenn CRITCHFIELD. 


Married 17 Feb 1937. 


Daughter of Hugh Homer & Blanche (WAGSTAFF) CARGAL.

1677

2A

7

Critchfield

James R

--

2 Jan 1956

Son of Esco G & Geneva G CRITCHFIELD.

9848

2A

7

Critchfield

Oma

1887

1978

Wife of Russell O CRITCHFIELD.

9710

2A

4

Critchfield

Robert J

13 Dec 1937

6 May 2001

“Father”
US Navy.

9845

2A

7

Critchfield

Russell O

1894

1961

Husband of Oma CRITCHFIELD.

“Father”

9710

2A

4

Cropper

Donna L

10 May 1960

25 Jun 2002

Wife of Fred CROPPER.

10502

2D

14

Cross

Adele Louise

16 Aug 1910

1 Mar 1918

Daughter of Samuel N & Dora E CROSS.

9170

1E

5

Cross

Bobby E “Tinker Bob”

1 Dec 1932

25 Jan 1987

Pfc., US Army, Korea.

10409

2D

8

Cross

Carrol Darwin

24 Mar 1928

14 Jan 1994

Son of Darwin D & Johnnie E (CHRISTMAS) CROSS.


US Navy.

1368

1E

5

Cross

Darwin D "Dob"

4 Feb 1903

25 Feb 1977

Husband of Johnnie E (CHRISTMAS) CROSS.

1367

1E

5

Cross

Dora E

30 Jan 183

29 Jun 1942

Wife of Samuel N CROSS.

“Mother”

9169

1E

5

Cross

Dudley W

7 Sep 1901

11 Feb 1982

Husband of Jessie CROSS

9839

2A

6

Cross

George F

8 Nov 1904

25 Feb 1977

Husband of Mary Louise CROSS.

9168

1E

5

Cross

Jessie

6 Apr 1908

10 Jan 1974

Wife of Dudley W CROSS.

9839

2A

6

Cross

Johnnie E

21 Jan 1909

4 Apr 1970

nee CHRISTMAS. Wife of Darwin D "Dob" CROSS.

1367

1E

5

Cross

Larry W

5 Nov 1945

--

Husband of Sharon E CROSS.

10410

2D

8

Cross

Mary Louise

27 Oct 1905

24 Jul 1971

Wife of George F CROSS.

9168

1E

5

Cross

Nathaniel Louis “Nathan”

4 Sep 1996

4 Sep 1996

Infant son of Ed & Stella CROSs.

10447

2D

10

Cross

Samuel N

23 Jul 1882

12 Aug 1971

Husband of Dora E CROSS.

“Father”

9169

1E

5

Cross

Sharon E

25 Mar 1947

15 Aug 2006

Wife of Larry W CROSS. Daughter of Mary (GAYLES) WEST. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10410

2D

8

Crouch

Harold Wayne “Bub,” Jr.

11 Jan 1973

3 Oct 2009

Husband of Kristy CROUCH.  Son of Harold Wayne CROUCH, Sr.

1276

11198

2E

7

Crow

Loyd

2 Apr 1917

4 Apr 1917

--

8425

1B

13

Crowder

Benjamin J “Bennet”

abt 1843

--

Husband of Elizabeth (SUMMERS) CROWDER.  Married 31 Aug 1865.

Pvt., Co. B., 14th Ind. Inf.

“Enlisted 7 Jun 1861.  Transferred out of Co. B, 14th Ind. Inf. On 6 Jun 1864; transferred to 20th Ind. Inf.”

7720

1C

5

Cullin

James Henry

--

30 Nov 1877

Son of J & C CULLIN.

Aged (illegible)

8198

1B

7

Cummins

Elmer C

2 Jul 1885

19 Jul 1961

Husband of Jessie G (THOMPSON) CUMMINS.

8147

1B

5

Cummins

Jessie G

18 Nov 1884

28 Dec 1958

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Elmer C CUMMINS. 


Daughter of Benjamin Franklin & Rachel Ellen (ALES) THOMPSON.

8139

1B

5

Cummins

Johnathan D

4 Mar 1998

25 Aug 2003

Son of Mark & Shelly CUMMINS.

“Brother of Kyle & Hannah, Jacob & Madelyn”

11244

11245

2E

15

Cundiff

Ralph L

11 Oct 1920

14 Jan 2008

Husband of Harriett Ann CUNDIFF.  Son of Leslie & Annie (COLLINS) CUNDIFF.


US Army.



(Click here to view obituary.)

11161

2E

2

Cunningham

Bernice Glea

10 May 1894

23 May 1966

nee HENLEY.  Wife of Charles CUNNINGHAM, Sr.  Married 11 Mar 1919.

9524

2A

1

Cunningham

Charles, Jr.

14 Jun 1930

21 May 1999

Son of Charles & Bernice Glea CUNNINGHAM, Sr.
“Dad”

9519

2A

1

Cunningham

Charles, Sr.

26 Dec 1893

2 Jul 1977

Husband of Bernice Glea (HENLEY) CUNNINGHAM.  Married 11 Mar 1919.  Son of John & Rozella (SARLES) CUNNINGHAM.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

9524

9525

2A

1

Cunningham

Debra E

18 Jan 1953

--

Wife of Hal D CUNNINGHAM.  Married 13 Dec 1968.

“Our Children:  Lindsay, Mitzi”

11272

11273

2E

18

Cunningham

Emilee K

12 Mar 1982

--

Wife of Mike CUNNINGHAM.  Married 7 Oct 2006.

“Our Sons:  Dylan, Kayden”

11247

11248

2E

16

Cunningham

Hal

8 Mar 1960

28 Oct 1993

Son of Charles CUNNINGHAM, Jr.

9519

2A

1

Cunningham

Hal D

14 Nov 1949

13 Aug 2005

Husband of Debra E CUNNINGHAM.  Married 13 Dec 1968.

“Our Children:  Lindsay, Mitzi”

11272

11273

2E

18

Cunningham

James Everett

12 Nov 1932

19 Nov 1932

Son of Charles & Glea CUNNINGHAM.

8039

1A

4

Cunningham

Margaret

1873

1940

Wife of Sherman CUNNINGHAM.

8063

1B

2

Cunningham

Mike E

1 May 1976

6 Jun 2008

Husband of Emilee K CUNNINGHAM.  Married 7 Oct 2006.  Son of Don & Diana (AGLER) CUNNINGHAM.


“Our Sons:  Dylan, Kayden” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11247

11248

2E

16

Cunningham

Sherman

12 Nov 1867

1 Nov 1924

Husband of Margaret CUNNINGHAM.  Son of Jonathan Barnett & Edith E (HOLDER) CUNNINGHAM.

8063

1B

2

Curl

Elli

4 Mar 1888

5 Apr 1952

--

9459

1F

5

Curl

Terry S

24 Jun 1875

4 Dec 1949

--

9406

1F

3

Curtice

Marguerite A

31 May 1911

22 Sep 1997

Wife of Marion D CURTICE.

9608

2A

2

Curtice

Marion D

30 May 1908

6 Aug 1955

Husband of Marguerite A CURTICE.

9608

2A

2

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.