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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 18 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-

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Row

Harbison

Florence Hope

17 Apr 1884

26 Oct 1952

Wife of John R HARBISON.

“Mother”

8492

1B

14

Harbison

John R

14 Oct 1879

11 Mar 1958

Husband of Florence Hope HARBISON.

“Father”

8492

1B

14

Harbison

Martha M

7 Nov 1912

20 Aug 1979

Wife of Murl A HARBISON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10066

2B

5

Harbison

Mertice D

8 Dec 1905

15 Jul 1982

Husband of Pauline E HARBISON.

Cpl., US Army, WW II.

 

8490

8491

1B

14

Harbison

Murl A

1909

1980

Husband of Martha M HARBISON.

10066

2B

5

Harbison

Pauline E

17 May 1912

4 Mar 1980

Wife of Mertice D HARBISON.

8490

1B

14

Harden

Clifton F

24 Dec 1928

22 Dec 2008

Husband of Jackie HARDEN, 1st; and Patty (READY) HARDEN, 2nd.  Son of Clifton M & Marie (CHEEK) HARDEN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11260

2E

17

Harden

Jack Ellis

14 Jun 1932

4 Jan 2006

Husband of Reba F (CUNDIFF) HARDEN. 


Married 12 Oct 1956. 


Son of Cletis E & Flossie (ELLIS) HARDEN.


“Our Son:  Gregory”

“Our Grandchildren:  Brittney, Ryan, Kyle”


Cpl., US Army, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0104

10318

2D

5

Harden

Reba F

19 Jul 1932

7 Aug 2014

nee CUNDIFF.  Wife of Jack Ellis HARDEN. 


Married 12 Oct 1956. 


Daughter of Leslie & Annie (COLLINS) CUNDIFF. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0104

10318

2D

5

Hardesty

Rosa E Wright

23 Oct 1893

6 Mar 1977

“Mom”

9992

2B

2

Harper

Deena S

18 Sep 1961

21 Mar 2016

nee KELL.  Wife of Vaughn HARPER. 


Daughter of Vance & Lawanna (LAMON) KELL. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3976

2E

15

Harris

Frances H Walter

28 Mar 1911

13 Jan 1992

Wife of Jessie Martin HARRIS.

9726

2A

5

Harris

Jessie Martin

20 Jan 1888

9 Nov 1978

Husband of Frances H (WALTER) HARRIS.

9726

2A

5

Harrison

Vickie L

11 Nov 1958

--

--

4520

2E

4

Hart

A Matilda

10 Nov 1912

20 Jan 2007

nee WALKER.  Wife of D Merle HART. 


Married 28 Jul 1934. 


Daughter of Jacob Arthur & Katherine (BLEVINS) WALKER.

7947

1C

16

Hart

Alma

30 May 1889

8 Jun 1955

nee OLMSTEAD.  Wife of Arthur HART. 


Daughter of Samuel Laird & Martha (MONTGOMERY) OLMSTEAD.

7948

1C

16

Hart

Arthur

25 Dec 1876

24 Jun 1958

Husband of Alma (OLMSTEAD) HART.

7948

1C

16

Hart

D Merle

17 Sep 1911

22 Jul 1984

Husband of A Matilda (WALKER) HART. 


Married 28 Jul 1934. 


Son of Arthur & Alma (OLMSTEAD) HART.

7947

1C

16

Hart

David D

10 Aug 1836

2 Apr 1909

Husband of Mary E HART.

“Father”

8807

8808

1D

5

Hart

Donald F

20 Apr 1933

20 Apr 1933

Son of P E & O M HART.

8027

1A

2

Hart

Elsie J

--

18 Mar 1891

Daughter of David D & Mary E HART.

Aged 17 y. 5  m. 7 d.

8806

1D

5

Hart

John T

1868

1927

Husband of Kathrine May (BLYTHE) HART.

8026

1A

2

Hart

Kathrine May

1872

17 Nov 1929

nee BLYTHE.  Wife of John T HART. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

8026

1A

2

Hart

Mary E

26 Dec 1845

1 Apr 1916

Wife of David D HART.

8807

1D

5

Hart

Ralph John

14 Feb 1896

25 Jul 1983

Pfc., US Army, WW I.

8008

8010

1A

1

Hart

Wanda M

23 Dec 1930

23 Dec 1930

Daughter of P E & O M HART.

8027

1A

2

Hartig

Emily Ann

30 Dec 1976

11 Feb 2013

nee TITZER. 


Daughter of Roger & Ruth (NETTLETON) TITZER. 


Children:  Skylynn & Leah. 


Brother & Sisters:  Jerry, Barbara, Anthony, Tiffine, Shirley.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0060

0061

2F

1

Hartley

Arthur E

27 May 1906

6 Nov 1968

Indiana, Pfc. HQ & HQ Co. ACF, WW II.

8340

1B

11

Hartley

Cecil Glenn

27 Jul 1935

--

Husband of Nancy Ann HARTLEY.

9273

1E

7

Hartley

Dan F

1880

1907

--

8964

1D

11

Hartley

Daniel M

1847

1922

Husband of Mahala HARTLEY.

7936

1C

16

Hartley

Dayle

1890

1962

--

7940

1C

16

Hartley

Elva

20 Dec 1901

19 Aug 1968

Wife of Golden HARTLEY.

7939

1C

16

Hartley

Emma Lou

3 Oct 1936

24 Nov 1936

--

7938

1C

16

Hartley

George J

9 Nov 1924

10 Mar 2011

Husband of Patricia N (BOOTH) HARTLEY.  Son of George D & Inda (BOYLE) HARTLEY.


US Army, WW II.  PH, Bronze Stars.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1585

1586


2D

15

Hartley

Golden

13 Sep 1887

11 Jan 1981

Husband of Elva HARTLEY.

7939

1C

16

Hartley

Jane

1879

1967

Wife of William HARTLEY.

7937

1C

16

Hartley

Mahala

1851

1925

Wife of Daniel M HARTLEY.

7936

1C

16

Hartley

Marion C

24 Feb 1874

1 Oct 1956

Wife of Ollie S HARTLEY.

8341

1B

11

Hartley

Nancy Ann

1 Aug 1935

--

Wife of Cecil Glenn HARTLEY.

9273

1E

7

Hartley

Ollie S

26 Jan 1877

27 Aug 1964

Husband of Marion C HARTLEY.

8341

1B

11

Hartley

Patricia N

14 May 1927

28 Oct 2004

nee BOOTH.  Wife of George J HARTLEY.  Daughter of Roscoe BOOTH & Edra (PERRY) BOOTH SIMS. 


(Click here to view obiturary.)

1585

2D

15

Hartley

Ralph R

27 Oct 1918

9 Dec 1987

S Sgt. US Army, WW II.

(Note:  Date of death is 11 Dec 1987 on military plaque.)

8343

8344

1B

11

Hartley

Virginia I

3 Jul 1921

29 Apr 1925

--

8345

1B

11

Hartley

William

1876

1951

Husband of Jane HARTLEY.

7937

1C

16

Hartman

Brenda Sue Thacker

23 Jul 1961

30 May 1997

nee THACKER. 


Daughter of Jerry & Elsa THACKER.


“Mom”

1364

1E

4

Hartwell

Beulah

1913

2001

nee WOODS.  Wife of Earl HARTWELL.

9949

2A

8

Hartwell

Earl

1901

1990

Husband of Beulah (WOODS) HARTWELL.

9949

2A

8

Hartwell

James E "Jim" Sr.

2 Aug 1933

19 Jan 2012

Husband Katherine HARTWELL, 1st; and Frances E "Tody" HARTWELL.  Son of Earl & Beulah (WOODS) HARTWELL.


US Air Force; US Army. 



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1553

2E

16

Hartwell

Mary

1903

1958

Wife of Ray HARTWELL.

9625

2A

3

Hartwell

Ray

1898

1957

Husband of Mary HARTWELL.

9625

2A

3

Harvey

?

?

17 ??? 187?

(Illegible; eroded stone.)

8306

1B

10

Harvey

Bessie

1881

1951

nee BROMAGEM.  Wife of George HARVEY.

9111

1E

3

Harvey

Colman

3 Oct 1879

27 Nov 1950

Husband of Sylvia (GOETZ) HARVEY. 


Son of Thomas & Frances (NALLEY) HARVEY.

9328

1E

8

Harvey

Esther E

6 Aug 1906

9 Mar 1981

--

9112

1E

3

Harvey

G Edward

26 Sep 1919

20 Jun 1984

Husband of Verlie D (AHLEMANN) HARVEY.

9113

1E

3

Harvey

George

1877

16 Feb 1952

Husband of Bessie (BROMAGEM) HARVEY.

9111

1E

3

Harvey

Helen R

6 Feb 1924

--

Wife of Robert L HARVEY.


“Our Children:  Ronald L, Teresa A”

“Our Grandchildren:  Robert II, Renne, Stephanie, Cathry, Dawn, Ryan”

9631

9632

2A

3

Harvey

Howard

1884

1961

Husband of Pearl HARVEY. 


Son of Thomas & Sarah Frances (NALLY) HARVEY.

9115

1E

3

Harvey

Pearl

1885

1956

Wife of Howard HARVEY.

9115

1E

3

Harvey

Robert L

11 Aug 1923

2 Apr 1997

Husband of Helen R HARVEY.


Son of George & Bessie (BROMAGEM) HARVEY.


“Our Children:  Ronald L, Teresa A”

“Our Grandchildren:  Robert II, Renne, Stephanie, Cathry, Dawn, Ryan”

9631

9632

2A

3

Harvey

Sylvia

12 Jul 1893

3 Sep 1979

nee GOETZ.  Wife of Colman HARVEY. 


Daughter of Joe & Mattie (ENGLEMAN) GOETZ.

9328

1E

8

Harvey

Verlie D

10 Mar 1922

28 Jan 2006

nee AHLEMANN.  Wife of G Edward HARVEY. 


Daughter of John Alva & Nannie B (SOWDER) AHLEMANN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9113

1E

3

Haskins

Andrew

10 Nov 1902

27 Jun 1993

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

9756

9758

2A

5

Haskins

Curtis V

11 Apr 1906

1 Nov 1991

Husband of Ruth N HASKINS.

9797

2A

6

Haskins

Robert Dale

29 Aug 1931

1 Mar 1994

Son of Curtis V & Ruth N HASKINS.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

9797

9798

2A

6

Haskins

Ruth N

30 May 1906

16 Nov 1973

Wife of Curtis V HASKINS.

9797

2A

6

Hatfield

Arthur

2 May 1886

30 Nov 1914

--

7933

1C

15

Hathaway

Paul E

16 Jan 1927

9 Jul 1992

Husband of Wilma L HATHAWAY.  Married 21 Aug 1945.

10457

2D

11

Hathaway

Wilma L

14 Sep 1926

--

Wife of Paul E HATHAWAY.  Married 21 Aug 1945.

10457

2D

11

Havill

C Nelson

24 Mar 1919

14 Mar 2008

Husband of Helen (KAIRNS) HAVILL.  Married 19 May 1944.  Son of W Frank & Mabel (THYNG) HAVILL.


Maj., US Army, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4464

10214

2C

7

Havill

Helen Kairns

27 Jan 1921

5 Mar 2013

nee KAIRNS.  Wife of C Nelson HAVILL.  Married 19 May 1944.  Daughter of John & Loveday KAIRNS.


(Click here to view obituary.)


4464

2C

7

Hayden

Lewis E

28 Sep 1893

4 Jul 1953

Husband of Mabel J HAYDEN. 


Married:  31 Jan 1921. 


Son of Schuyler & Flora (DEFFENDOLE) HAYDEN.


Indiana, Pfc., Co. H, 120th Infantry, WW I.

9322

9321

1E

8

Hayden

Mabel J

9 Nov 1893

27 Feb 1972

Wife of Lewis E HAYDEN. 


Married:  31 Jan 1921. 


Adopted daughter of James Benjamin "Ben" & Attie M (KENDLE) NETTLETON.

9323

1E

8

Hayes

Betty Jo

10 Jan 1928

--

Wife of James R HAYES.

9792

2A

6

Hayes

James R

23 Feb 1923

16 Nov 1969

Husband of Betty Jo HAYES.

9792

2A

6

Hayes

Laura M "Dutch"

5 Mar 1930

25 Apr 2017

nee WELLS.  Wife of Willard E "Pill" HAYES.


Married 14 Jul 1947. 


Daughter of William & Eloise (NESON) WELLS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1353

2A

8

Hayes

Marjorie A

26 Apr 1927

23 Mar 2005

nee BARR.  Wife of Perry E HAYES.  Daughter of Henry Wilfred & Gladys (FAUGHT) BARR. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

8102

1B

4

Hayes

Mezza E

23 Sep 1927

4 Aug 1929

Daughter of Perry & Vada E HAYES.

8104

1B

4

Hayes

Paul E

6 Feb 1961

22 Sep 1994

Son of Perry E & Marjorie A (BARR) HAYES.

8101

1B

4

Hayes

Perry

25 Aug 1894

12 Sep 1974

Husband of Vada E HAYES.

8103

1B

4

Hayes

Perry E

31 Jan 1926

30 Apr 1996

Husband of Marjorie A (BARR) HAYES.

8102

1B

4

Hayes

Robert E

23 Sep 1935

12 Nov 2015

Son of Vernon & Mary (HARGRAVE) HAYES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4019

2F

2

Hayes

Vada E

9 Jun 1897

26 Sep 1961

Wife of Perry HAYES.

8103

1B

4

Hayes

Willard E "Pill"

10 Jan 1927

16 Oct 2017

Husband of Laura M "Dutch" (WELLS) HAYES.


Married 14 Jul 1947. 


Son of Eddie & Flora (WHITE) HAYES. 


US Army, WW II. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1353

2A

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.