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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  07 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

Gabbard

Martha E

1 Sep 1930

30 Jan 1990

“Mother of:  Linda, Phyllis, Tom & Tim”

10282

10283

2D

3

Gamble

Mable  Warren

23 Aug 1889

22 Oct 1962

Wife of Vesper Land GAMBLE.  Married 11 Nov 1915. 


Daughter of Charles W & Anna (WOODS) WARREN.

9304

1E

7

Gamble

Vesper Land

21 May1887

4 Oct 1950

Husband of Mable Warren GAMBLE.  Married 11 Nov 1915.


Son of James B & Nora J (LAMB) GAMBLE.

9304

1E

7

Gambrel

Ada Grace “Gracie”

20 Sep 1876

3 Jul 1878

Daughter of John W & Laura Belle (CUNNIGHAM)  GAMBREL

(Dates are now illegible.)

8145

8143

8141

1B

5

Gambrel

Clarence Cunningham

25 Jul 1881

27 May 1926

Husband of Jessie Frances (THOMPSON) GAMBREL.  Married 4 Nov 1906.  Son of John W & Laura Belle (CUNNINGHAM) GAMBREL.

8140

1B

5

Gambrel

Emma F

8 Nov 1865

1 Jun 1903

nee KENDLE.  First wife of Julius V GAMBREL.  Married 2 Feb 1883 in Wabash County, Illinois.  Daughter of W D & Mary KENDLE.


Aged 38 Ys.

8367

1B

11

Gambrel

Harvey J

16 Apr 1884

10 Nov 1891

Son of Julius V & Emma F GAMBREL.

Aged 7 Y. 6 M. 25 D.


(Note:  WPA Transcription of the Health Dept records indicate the date of death was the 17th.  Monument is clearly carved as "10.")


8369

1B

11

Gambrel

Henry

27 Feb 1885

2 Jan 1892

Son of John W & Laura Belle (CUNNINGHAM) GAMBREL.

(Dates are now partially illegible.)

8144

8142

8141

1B

5

Gambrel

Infant

22 Jan 1887

22 Jan 1887

Infant daughter of Julius V & Emma F GAMBREL.

8368

1B

11

Gambrel

John W

1852

1939

Husband of Laura B (CUNNINGHAM) GAMBREL.  Married 13 Jan 1876.

8146

1B

5

Gambrel

Julius V

1862

19__

Husband of Emma F (KENDEL) GAMBREL, 1st, married 2 Feb 1883 in Wabash County, Illinois; and Louella "Ella" (SHEWOOD) GAMBREL, 2nd, married 16 Nov 1904 in St Clair County, Illinois.

8370

1B

11

Gambrel

Laura Belle

1858

1940

nee CUNNINGHAM.  Wife of John W GAMBREL.  Married 13 Jan 1876.  Daughter of Joseph & Mary Jane (ARBUTHNOT) CUNNINGHAM.

8146

1B

5

Gambrel

Louella "Ella"

1869

1941

nee SHERWOOD.  Second wife of Julius  V GAMBREL.  Married 16 Nov 1904 in St Clair County, Illinois.

8370

1B

11

Gamm

Fred Albert, Jr.

10 Dec 1944

24 Oct 1971

Husband of Ophelia Joyce (CRAWFORD) GAMM. 


Married:  23 Feb 1963.


Son of Fred Albert GAMM & Ethyl "Rusty" (ELGAN) GAMM HEDDEN.


Indiana, MR3, US Navy, Vietnam.

9728

9729

2A

5

Gantz

Vincent

1932

1934

--

9364

1F

1

Garrett

Katherine

1915

1989

nee SOLLMAN.  Wife of Ralph GARRETT.

7921

1C

15

Garrett

Ralph

1907

1958

Husband of Katherine (SOLLMAN) GARRETT.

7921

1C

15

Garrett

Randall L

14 Jun 1941

18 Jul 2017

Husband of Sharon Sue (SHANKS) GARRETT. 


Son of Lewis Martin & Dorothy (SHARP) GARRETT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Garrison

Jessie P

21 Dec 1917

13 Aug 1993

Wife of Wilson W GARRISON.

10271

2D

2

Garrison

Susan Martin

1883

1926

nee MARTIN.

8030

1A

3

Garrison

Wilson W

5 Dec 1907

27 Nov 1983

Husband of Jessie P GARRISON.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

10271

10272

2D

2

Gatewood

Mark S

29 Jul 1952

16 Dec 2007

Husband of Elaine GATEWOOD.  Son of Paul Joseph "Bud" GATEWOOD & Mildred Neoma GATEWOOD LASHBROOK.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11074

2D

19

Gatewood

Mildred Neoma

27 Aug 1928

--

Wife of Paul Joseph “Bud” GATEWOOD, 1st; and LASHBROOK, 2nd.


“Our Children:  Connie, Mark, Melody”

“Grandchildren:  Shawn Mounts, Kevin & Tara Gatewood, A J Lawson Jr., Paul Jo Embrey.”

10412

10413

2D

9

Gatewood

Myrtle

11 May 1903

11 Sep 1966

Wife of Paul E GATEWOOD.

9732

2A

5

Gatewood

Paul E

24 Dec 1899

21 Oct 1958

Husband of Myrtle GATEWOOD.

9732

2A

5

Gatewood

Paul Joseph “Bud”

24 Feb 1928

19 Mar 1987

First husband of Mildred Neoma GATEWOOD.


“Our Children:  Connie, Mark, Melody”

“Grandchildren:  Shawn Mounts, Kevin & Tara Gatewood, A J Lawson Jr., Paul Jo Embrey.”

10412

10413

2D

9

Gatton

Joseph Ivo

10 Sep 1887

18 Aug 1954

Husband of Mary Ellen GATTON. 


Son of Samuel & Catherine (BEAVIN) GATTON.

9584

2A

2

Gatton

Mary Ellen

19 Aug 1895

30 Nov 1958

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Joseph Ivo GATON.


Daughter of George Washington & Rebecca Jane (HATFIELD) ROBINSON.

9584

2A

2

Gayer

Bland Edward, Sr.

1900

1944

“Father”

9480

1F

6

Gayer

Roger

1936

2000

Son of Bland Edward GAYER, Sr.

9480

1F

6

Gehl

Jerald R

29 Mar 1937

31 Dec 1987

Husband of Martha O GEHL. 


Married 7 Nov 1958. 


Son of August A & Myrtle E (SCHMITTLER) GEHL.


“Parents of: Gregory”

“Grandparents of:  Michael”


SP4, US Army.

10134

10135

2C

1

Gehl

Martha O

9 Oct 1940

--

Wife of Martha O GEHL.  Married 7 Nov 1958.

“Parents of: Gregory”

“Grandparents of:  Michael”

10134

10135

2C

1

Gent

Donald Irl

13 Dec 1932

23 Jan 2016

Husband of Rosemary E GENT. 


Married 15 Feb 1953.


Son of Chester Columbus & Versa M (BROWN) GENT.


“Our Children:  Rebecca R, Rachel R, Paul D, Naomi E, David I.”  


US Navy.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3960

11234

2E

14

Gent

Rosemary E

10 Jul 1929

--

Wife of Donald I GENT. 


Married 15 Feb 1953.


“Our Children:  Rebecca R, Rachel R, Paul D, Naomi E, David I.”

3960

11234

2E

14

Gentry

J H

10 Oct 1855

--

Husband of Susan GENTRY.


“Father”

8925

8927

1D

10

Gentry

Susan

14 Nov 1859

14 Sep 1905

Wife of J H GENTRY.


“Erected by J H GENTRY in memory of his beloved wife Susan”

“Mother”

8925

8926

1D

10

George

Ethel

1880

1967

Wife of William GEORGE.

7858

1C

11

George

William

1875

1940

Husband of Ethel GEORGE.

7858

1C

11

Gerald

Alfred

1928

1929

--

8336

1B

10

Gibbs

Margie M

26 Feb 1924

14 May 2013

nee McINTOSH.  Wife of Oscar R GIBBS.  Married 29 Jul 1944 in Malden, Missouri.  Daughter of W J & Jessie McINTOSH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9515

2A

1

Gibbs

Oscar R

1924

--

Husband of Margie M (McINTOSH) GIBBS.  Married 29 Jul 1944 in Malden, Missouri.

9515

2A

1

Gibbs

Terri Lynn

26 Sep 1961

29 Dec 1963

Daughter of Oscar R & Margie M  (McINTOSH) GIBBS.

9516

2A

1

Gibson

Joe K

3 Aug 1934

12 Jan 2012

Husband of Virginia A (THURBY) GIBSON.  Son of Joe Parker & Naomi Pearl (OWEN) GIBSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4510

2E

10

Gibson

Virginia A

12 Dec 1936

--

nee THURBY.  Wife of Joe K GIBSON.  

4510

2E

10

Gibson

Wayne

12 Jul 1955

1 Apr 2009

Son of Joe K & Virginia A (THURBY) GIBSON


(Click here to view obituary.)

4510

2E

10

Gidcumb

Stephen H

7 Feb 1954

11 Aug 1994

Son of Fred Howard & Mary BElle (CASE) GIDCUMB.

11091

2D

20

Gieselman

Blanche

29 Jun 1904

11 Apr 1992

Wife of Wilbur GIESELMAN.

9643

2A

3

Gieselman

Wilbur

10 Sep 1900

8 Mar 1979

Husband of Blanche GIESELMAN.

9642

2A

3

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.