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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 Jan 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

Faith

Mary E “Tina”

27 Feb 1944

--

Wife of Stanley W FAITH, Sr. 


My Children:  Christi, Kim. 


My Grandchildren:  Kitty, Bailey, Hope, Cooper. 


(Note:  As of March 2012, the original single headstone has been replaced by two individual headstones.)

1604

1610

10383

10384

2D

8

Faith

Stanley W, Sr.

31 Dec 1934

12 Sep 2005

Husband of Mary E “Tina” FAITH.  Son of Charles & Helen (HAGAN) FAITH. 


"My Children:  Myra, Mike, Bill. 

My Grandchildren:  Amanda, Corey, Sam, Joe"


(Click here to view obituary.)



(Note:  As of March 2012, the original single headstone has been replaced by two individual headstones.)

1605

1606

10383

2D

8

Faries

David Troy

25 Mar 1915

1 Sep 2004

--

9977

2B

1

Farris

Greg Alan

10 Feb 1962

9 Mar 2009

Son of Rev. Carl & Frances FARRIS.


Sgt., US Army.

11242

11243

2E

15

Feldman

Delmar E

31 Jan 1908

26 May 1980

Husband of Juanita A FELDMAN.  Married 8 Feb 1947.

9420

1F

4

Feldman

Juanita A

6 Aug 1925

9 Sep 1982

Wife of Delmar E FELDMAN.  Married 8 Feb 1947.

9420

1F

4

Felker

Ruth R

1898

1933

--

8903

1D

9

Field

Mildred

23 Mar 1905

2 May 1987

Wife of Tobe A FIELD.

8051

1B

2

Field

Tobe A

9 Aug 1904

28 Oct 1993

Husband of Mildred FIELD.

8051

1B

2

Fields

Electra

1881

1967

--

7956

1C

17

Fields

Francis M

18 Jan  1855

2 Sep 1938

Husband of Melissa Jane (DEAN) FIELDS. 


Note:  Informaton on burial here from Certificate of Death.

No headstone found or identified.

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Fields

Melissa Jane

2 Oct 1855

27 Mar 1935

nee DEAN. 


Wife of Francis M FIELDS. 


Daughter of George DEAN. 


Note:  Informaton on burial here from Certificate of Death.

No headstone found or identified.

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Fierst

Fern Marie

6 Apr 1918

25 Feb 2000

Wife of Thomas H FIERST.

9232

1E

6

Fierst

Frank M

1886

1949

Husband of Hilda L FIERST.

9234

1E

6

Fierst

Hilda L

1887

1970

Wife of Frank M FIERST.

9234

1E

6

Fierst

Marian E

2 Oct 1911

6 Jan 1936

--

9235

1E

6

Fierst

Thomas H

9 Apr 1913

5 Mar 1981

Husband of Fern Marie FIERST.

S2, US Navy, WW II.

9232

9233

1E

6

Finch

Ellery C

1916

2007

Husband of Janie M FINCH.

9553

2A

1

Finch

Elva

1913

12 Nov 1986

Husband of Valda (STARN) FINCH.

9555

2A

1

Finch

Eva E

1891

1974

Wife of Oscar FINCH.

9552

2A

1

Finch

Janie M

1923

2006

Wife of Ellery C FINCH.

9554

2A

1

Finch

Oscar

1889

1959

Husband of Eva E FINCH.

9551

2A

1

Finch

Valda

1922

--

nee STARN.  Wife of Elva FINCH.

9555

2A

1

Fisher

Arthur E

26 Jul 1921

6 Nov 2004

Husband of Muriel A (NEELY) FISHER.  Married 27 Jun 1942.


S Sgt., US Army, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11202

11203

2E

8

Fisher

Cindy J

11 Jan 1955

11 Mar 2006

nee ROSE.  Wife of Dale V FISHER.  Daughter of Doug & June ROSE.


“Our Children:  Scott and Katy” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11047

2D

18

Fisher

Dale V

3 Jun 1952

--

Husband of Cindy J (ROSE) FISHER.


“Our Children:  Scott and Katy”

11047

2D

18

Fisher

Muriel A

15 Jun 1923

4 Jan 2007

nee NEELY.  Wife of Arthur E FISHER.  Married 27 Jun 1942.  Daughter of Roy & Mary (BEST) NEELY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11202

2E

8

Fitch

Dorothy L

17 Jan 1923

19 Aug 2001

Wife of Dorris K FITCH.

8075

1B

3

Fitch

Dorris K

7 Jun 1920

8 Dec 1978

Husband of Dorothy L FITCH.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

8075

8076

1B

3

Fitch

Herschel

7 Feb 1893

26 Jul 1955

Husband of Minnie Myrtle (HOLLEN) FITCH.


“Father”


Indiana, Cpl., Co. G, 325th Infantry, WW I.

8073

8074

1B

3

Fitch

J Michael “Mike”

14 Feb 1948

22 Sep 1992

Husband of Lee Ann (KENNARD) FITCH.  Married 25 Oct 1968.  Son of Robert & Margaret (CARTER) FITCH.

“Our Children:  Tracy, Amy”

ATN3, US Navy, Vietnam.

(Click here to view obituary.)

9770

9771

2A

5

Fitch

Margaret R

24 Nov 1924

1 Dec 2000

First wife of Robert P FITCH.

11032

2D

17

Fitch

Minnie Myrtle

26 Jun 1898

9 Mar 1963

nee HOLLEN.  Wife of Herschel FITCH. 


Daughter of John Henry & Charlena Francis "Lena" (JONES) HOLLEN.

Mother”

8073

1B

3

Fitch

Robert P

7 Oct 1924

18 Mar 2007

Husband of Margaret R FITCH, 1st; and Joann DAVIS FITCH, 2nd.  Son of Herschel & Minnie (HOLLAND) FITCH.


AMM1, US Navy, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11030

11031

2D

17

Fitch

Ronald Gene

28 Sep 1945

23 Jan 1971

Husband of Fredricka FITCH.  Son of Robert P & Margaret  R FITCH.


Indiana, Cpl., US Marine Corps, Vietnam.



(Click here to view obituary.)

9768

9769

2A

5

Fitzgerald

Willie Ann

--

3 Aug 1887

Wife of Johnson FITZGERALD.

Aged 62 Years.

8594

1B

15

Fleming

Jack E, Jr.

22 Jul 1958

15 Jul 1984

“Husband”

US Navy.

10313

10314

2D

5

Fletcher

Lewis G

1882

1956

Husband of Ona F FLETCHER.

9128

1E

4

Fletcher

Ona F

1897

1945

Wife of Lewis G FLETCHER.

9128

1E

4

Flinn

Sarah C

--

14 Dec 1897

Wife of William FLINN.

Aged 65 Y. 5 M.

8538

1B

15

Flinn

William N

3 Mar 1829

7 Sep 1909

Husband of Sarah C FLINN.


Son of Edward Perkin & Cynthia (COLVIN) FLINN. 


Note:  Dates carved on stone do not match his Gibson County Health Dept. Death record; see obituary.


(Click here to view obituary.)

8537

1B

15

Foley

Hazel Louise

4 Nov 1926

28 Mar 1998

Wife of Kenneth C FOLEY.

11041

2D

17

Foley

Kenneth C "Ken"

19 Jun 1924

26 Mar 2005

Husband of Hazel Louise FOLEY.  Son of William & Henrietta L (CLAYBAUGH) FOLEY.


S1, US Navy, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11041

11042

2D

17

Ford

Lucille H

12 Aug 1927

22 Sep 2004

Wife of William R FORD.

“Our Children:  Thomas H and Kris E”

11150

11151

2E

1

Ford

William R

17 Apr 1924

--

Husband of Lucille H FORD.

“Our Children:  Thomas H and Kris E”

11150

11151

2E

1

Fortner

Dortha M

4 Dec 1928

--

Wife of Kenneth L FORTNER.  Married 7 Sep 1946.

“Our Children:  Marsha, Vicki, Gary”

“Our Grandchildren:  Kelly, Amy, Nichole, Natalie, Michael, Ian, Emilee”

10021

10023

2B

3

Fortner

James W

13 May 1924

24 Jan 2014

Husband of Ruby J (WHITE) FORTNER.  Married 1 Apr 1955. 


Son of William & Eunie (JINES) FORTNER. 


“Our Children:  Terri, Jeff, Tracy”


US Navy, WW II. 

Sgt., US Army, Korea.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1326

0101

2D

5

Fortner

Kenneth L

27 Oct 1922

14 Dec 2007

Husband of Dortha M FORTNER.  Married 7 Sep 1946.  Son of William & Eunice (JINES) FORTNER.


“Our Children:  Marsha, Vicki, Gary”

“Our Grandchildren:  Kelly, Amy, Nichole, Natalie, Michael, Ian, Emilee”


Sgt., US Army, Air Forces, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

10021

10223

10022

2B

3

Fortner

Ruby J

21 May 1928

15 Oct 1996

nee WHITE.  Wife of James W FORTNER.  Married 1 Apr 1955.


“Our Children:  Terri, Jeff, Tracy”

1326

0101

2D

5

Foster

Alice E "Al"

8 May 1924

16 Apr 2014

nee KNIGHT.  Wife of Joseph Burnett FOSTER.


Married 29 Oct 1943.

0084

2D

19

Foster

Florence S

12 Feb 1873

17 Apr 1951

“Mother”

8177

1B

6

Foster

Joseph Burnett

8 May 1924

16 Apr 2014

Husband of Alice E "Al" (KNIGHT) FOSTER.


Married 29 Oct 1943. 


Son of John & Lena FOSTER. 


Cpl., US Army, WW II. 



(Click here to view obituary.)

0084

0085

2D

19

Foster

Marie

21 Aug 1904

16 Jun 1996

nee McGRAIL.  Wife of Parker “Peck” FOSTER.  Married 16 Nov 1923. 


Daughter of Miles & Mary Ann (BROWN) McGRAIL.

9727

2A

5

Foster

Parker “Peck”

16 Jul 1904

12 Apr 1971

Husband of Marie FOSTER.  Married 16 Nov 1923.

9727

2A

5

Fourthman

John

22 Jan 1890

4 Mar 1989

Husband of Margaret FOURTHMAN.

9138

1E

4

Fourthman

Margaret

10 Nov 1912

17 Aug 1968

Wife of John FOURTHMAN.

9138

1E

4

Foutz

Randall "Randy"

21 Jun 1949

26 Jun 2016

Husband of Marsha FOUTZ. 


Married:  27 Nov 1970 in Sullivan, Indiana. 


Son of Paul "Fuzz" FOUTZ & Judy FOUTZ LOUDERMILK. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3970

2E

15

Francis

Nora Virginia

1856

1942

“Mother”

9502

1F

7

Frank

Helen C

1888

1961

Wife of Joseph M FRANK.

7861

1C

12

Frank

Joseph M

1886

1966

Husband of Helene C FRANK.

7861

1C

12

Frank

Mildred M

2 Feb 1909

21 Feb 1995

nee ROGERS.

9095

9093

1E

3

Frazier

Charlene

25 Nov 1936

7 Aug 2016

nee HILL.  Wife of Lovell A FRAZIER.


Married 10 May 1953. 


Daughter of Burton T & Mattie (CORNWELL) HILL.


“Our Children:  Steve, Cheryl, Turner”


(Click here to view obituary.)

11152

11153

2E

1

Frazier

Clyde C

25 Jan 1954

18 Aug 2013

Son of Leonard & Velma (ODLE) FRAZIER. 


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1300

2F

1

Frazier

Lovell A

12 Sep 1933

20 Aug 2015

Husband of Charlene (HILL) FRAZIER. 


Married 10 May 1953. 


Son of Clyde & Dolly (WOLSEY) FRAZIER.


“Our Children:  Steve, Cheryl, Turner” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11152

11153

2E

1

Frederick

Betty R

1 Mar 1926

2 Mar 2011

nee McINTOSH.  Wife of Carl D “Bud” Frederick.  Married 16 Jan 1946.  Daughter of W J & Jessie (CROSSER) McINTOSH.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1567

2D

18

Frederick

Carl D “Bud”

21 Nov 1918

15 Jul 2001

Husband of Betty R (McINTOSH) FREDERICK.  Married 16 Jan 1946.

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

1567

11058

2D

18

Freeman

Donna Jean Walker

17 Feb 1954

30 Nov 2010

nee BROWN.  Wife of Vierl "Butch" WALKER, 1st; and James FREEMAN, 2nd.  Daughter of Donald & Betty (HENDERSON) BROWN.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1504

2E

2

Fritts

Irene

26 Mar 1903

9 May 1981

--

9325

1E

8

Fromm

Doris Jean

21 Jun 1935

9 Jul 2013

nee WRIGHT.  Wife of Robert FROMM.  Daughter of Edward & Ruth (HART) WRIGHT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4475

2D

9

Froyd

Lawrence W

5 Jul 1909

27 Oct 1995

Husband of Thelma L (WHITE) FROYD.

1315

2D

14

Froyd

Thelma L

7 Sep 1918

26 Mar 2014

nee WHITE.  Wife of Lawrence W FROYD. 


Daughter of Everett & Clara (GROVE) WHITE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1315

2D

14

Fulkerson

James Paul

24 Nov 1941

28 Jun 2002

Husband of Goldie FULKERSON.

11289

2F

1

Fulton

Cecil R

1907

19 May 1999

Son of Daniel Boone FULTON and Anna (FRAY) FULTON FRAY.

10463

2D

11

Fulton

Charles O

30 Nov 1932

21 Dec 1995

Husband of Juanita Sue FULTON. 


Married 6 Dec 1958.


GM2, US Navy.

9932

9933

2A

8

Fulton

Flora

6 Jun 1897

2 Jul 1964

Wife of James W FULTON.

9580

2A

2

Fulton

James W

20 Mar 1878

11 May 1955

Husband of Flora FULTON.

9580

2A

2

Fulton

Jerry “Buddy”

23 Aug 1953

15 Mar 1975

--

9809

2A

6

Fulton

John Robert

8 Aug 1926

4 Aug 1977

S1, US Navy, WW II.

9889

2A

7

Fulton

Joseph Rex

25 Nov 1939

8 May 1993

Husband of Wanda (POWERS) FULTON.

9927

2A

8

Fulton

Juanita Sue

18 Oct 1940

--

Wife of Charles O FULTON.  Married 6 Dec 1958.

9932

2A

8

Fulton

Walter

1929

27 Jul 1931

Son of Cecil R FULTON


“Our Baby”

1451

1A

3

Fulton

Wanda M

13 Sep 1927

26 Dec 2006

nee POWERS.  Wife of Joseph Rex POWERS.


Daughter of Arley J & Versie (CLARK) POWERS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.
 

2A

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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.