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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  16 Mar 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

Heath

Zora

1876

1947

--

9180

1E

5

Hedden

Ethel "Rusty"

8 Jan 1927

4 Dec 1986

nee ELGAN.  Wife of Fred Albert GAMM, 1st; and Leo Mack HEDDEN, 2nd. 


Daughter of Ernest ELGAN & Cora ELGAN HORNEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.

?

?

Hedge

Jason B

23 Aug 1967

31 Jul 2012

Husband of Stefanie (LONG) HEDGE. 


Son of James L & Shirley Jean (BOYD) HEDGE. 


FC2, US Navy, Persian Gulf.. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4488

2F

2

Hedge

Katherine M "Kathy"

29 Jul 1945

--

Wife of Ronald W "Ron" HEDGE. 


Married 29 Jul 1945.


Our Children:  April, Tim, Shelly.

0036

0037

2E

15

Hedge

Ronald W "Ron"

19 Feb 1944

12 Oct 2014

Husband of Katherine M "Kathy" HEDGE. 


Married 29 Jul 1945.


Son of Emery E & Lillie Mae (HALE) HEDGE. 


Our Children:  April, Tim, Shelly.

 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0036

0037

2E

15

Hedges

Brian Trent

13 Jul 1971

    13 Jul 1971

Infant son of Terry E & Patricia Jo (DAWSON) HEDGES.

3967

2E

15

Hedges

Patricia Jo

6 Oct 1952

    25 Jun 2015

nee DAWSON.  Wife of Terry E HEDGES.. 


Daugher of Earl Wilson "Bill" & Virginia L (MYRICK) DAWSON. 


Our Children:  Brian Trent, Kelli Rachele, Kara Lyn.

 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3966

3969

2E

15

Hedges

Terry E

12 Apr 1951

   --

Husband of Patricia Jo (DAWSON) HEDGES.


Our Children:  Brian Trent, Kelli Rachele, Kara Lyn.

3966

3969

2E

15

Hehenberger

Delphard V

30 May 1906

11 Dec 1985

Husband of Elva J (BLEDSOE) HEHENBERGER.  Married 5 Jan 1935.

10265

2D

2

Hehenberger

Elva J

18 Dec 1911

20 Apr 1989

nee BLEDSOE.  Wife of Delphard V HEHENBERGER.  Married 5 Jan 1935.

10265

2D

2

Hehenberger

Sheila K

25 Dec 1942

--

nee BUTTRY.  Wife of Thomas Delphard HEHENBERGER.  Married 2 Sep 1961.


Our Children:  Tom, Kathy.

 

4469

4470

2D

2

Hehenberger

Thomas Delphard

1 May 1936

31 May 2012

Husband of Shelia K (BUTTRY) HEHENBERGER.  Married 2 Sep 1961.  Son of Delphard V & Elva J (BLEDSOE) HEHENBERGER. 


Our Children:  Tom, Kathy.


US Army, Korea. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4469

4470

2D

2

Hendrix

Robert

13 May 1954

20 Oct 2004

(Click here to view obituary.)

11295

2F

1

Henke

Mary F

14 Jun

11 Oct 2000

“Mother’

(On same stone as daughter Barbara A RAINBOLT.)

9926

2A

8

Henley

Edgar Froman

4 Aug 1884

22 Nov 1955

Son of James Manford & Annie Elizabeth (ROBERSON) HENLEY.

9526

2A

1

Henry

Ernest L

2 Jan 1917

10 Mar 2004

“Father”

9223

1E

6

Henry

Gerald D

26 Jul 1913

13 Feb 1982

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

9225

1E

6

Henry

Hattie D

13 Oct 1888

10 Dec 1945

nee SEATON.  Wife of J Owen HENRY.  Daughter of Albert & Cordelia (FORD) SEATON.

9226

1E

6

Henry

J Owen

11 Mar 1889

4 May 1972

Husband of Hattie D (SEATON) HENRY.

9226

1E

6

Henry

Rolla E

22 Dec 1920

19 May 2001

Husband of Rose Ella (BURTON) HENRY.

4457

1E

6

Henry

Rose Ella

2 May 1927

10 Jan 2012

nee BURTON.  Wife of Rolla Edward HENRY. 


Daughter of James Zebulon & Opal Hazel (BELOAT) BURTON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4457

1E

6

Hensley

Fred E

8 Apr 1926

8 Jan 1979

Husband of Glenna R HENSLEY.  Married 22 May 1954.

Cpl., US Army, WW II.

10013

10014

2B

3

Hensley

Glenna R

27 Jan 1933

--

Wife of Fred E HENSLEY.  Married 22 May 1954.

10013

2B

3

Hensley

Joe Paul

17 Jun 1932

23 Mar 2008

Husband of Phyllis G HENSLEY.  Married 23 Dec 1951.  Son of Ernest & Violet (POLLARD) HENSLEY.


“Our Children:  Leonard & Gail” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10015

10016

2B

3

Hensley

Phyullis G

9 Apr 1933

--

Wife of Joe Paul HENSLY.  Married 23 Dec 1951.

“Our Children:  Leonard & Gail”

10015

10016

2B

3

Henson

Mary Magdalene “Pug”

9 Jun 1914

24 Feb 1996

Wife of William Gray HENSON.  Married 26 Aug 1933.

10040

10041

2B

4

Henson

William Gray

7 Sep 1913

1 Feb 2003

Husband of Mary Magdalene “Pug” HENSON.  Married 26 Aug 1933.

10040

10041

2B

4

Herrin

Betty Jo

6 Aug 1928

24 Sep 2011

nee ZIMMERMAN.  Wife of James C “Cheesie” HERRIN.  Married 9 Jul 1947.  Daughter of Arthur & Cora Alice (STEELE) ZIMMERMAN.


“Our Children:  Janice – Dick –Susie – Jody – Judy” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1619

1620

2D

4

Herrin

James C “Cheesie”

14 Mar 1924

22 Apr 1999

Husband of Betty Jo (ZIMMERMAN) HERRIN.  Married 9 Jul 1947.


“Our Children:  Janice – Dick –Susie – Jody – Judy”


GM2, US Navy, WW II.  Purple Heart.

1619

1620

10294

2D

4

Hertel

Jeannettia

18 Dec 1911

6 Jun 2001

Wife of Marvin HERTEL.

10423

2D

9

Hertel

Marvin

8 Nov 1907

13 Sep 2009

Husband of Jeannettia HERTEL.

10423

2D

9

Heuby

Rose Ella Griffin Wallace Heuby

14 May 1933

1 Aug 2003

nee Griffin.

“Mother of:  Jimmy, Bobby, Evelyn”

9391

1F

2

Hickrod

Louise M

1923

1967

--

9786

2A

6

Hicks

Brenda J

16 Nov 1951

12 Mar 2013

nee DEFFENDALL.  Wife of David G "Archie" HICKS.  Daughter of Richard & Marlene (WITSMAN) DEFFENDALL.


“Children:  Bobbi, Todd, David, Jackie, Mike, Rick” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11168

11169

2E

3

Hicks

David G "Archie"

21 Nov 1943

--

Husband of Brenda J (DEFFENDALL) HICKS.


“Children:  Bobbi, Todd, David, Jackie, Mike, Rick”

11168

11169

2E

3

Hicks

Geri R

2 Mar 1973

30 May 2002

Wife of James “Mike” HICKS.  Married 8 Feb 1997.

“Our Daughters:  Kyndall Renae, Klie Grace”

11235

11236

2E

14

Hicks

James “Mike”

3 Mar 1968

--

Husband of Geri R HICKS.  Married 8 Feb 1997.

“Our Daughters:  Kyndall Renae, Klie Grace”

11235

11236

2E

14

Hightower

Barbara J

29 Jan 1926

23 Dec 2009

nee MOUNTS.  Wife of Charles W HIGHTOWER.  Married 6 Sep 1946.  Daughter of Floyd & Ruth (RICHARDSON) MOUNTS.

“Parents of:  Karen, Theresa, Dennis”


(Click here to view obituary.)

7966

7967

1C

17

Hightower

Charles W

23 Jul 1926

4 Oct 1989

Husband of Barbara J (MOUNTS) HIGHTOWER.  Married 6 Sep 1946. 


Son of Morton W & Wyoma (HILLMAN) HIGHTOWER.


“Parents of:  Karen, Theresa, Dennis”


Motor MAC, 1st Class, Pacific Operation.  US Navy, WW II.

7966

7967

1C

17

Hightower

Dennis W

21 Feb 1957

21 Feb 2006

Son of Charles W & Barbara J (MOUNTS) HIGHTOWER. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7968

1C

17

Hilborn

Joyce Sharee Sprinkle

16 Apr 1941

27 Sep 1989

Daughter of Oscar P STONE & Esther U STONE RICHESON.
“Mom”

10478

2D

12

Hill

Alda

1903

1977

Wife of Lester C HILL.  Married 2 Jun 1924.

9762

2A

5

Hill

Lelia Denny

1884

1965

“Mother”

9711

2A

4

Hill

Lester C

1902

1977

Husband of Alda HILL.  Married 2 Jun 1924.

9762

2A

5

Hill

Neamiah

--

19 Aug 1899

Age:  63 years.

Pvt., Co. I, 67th Reg. Indiana Inf.


8183

1B

6

Hillis

?

5 Jul 1913

22 Aug 1914

Daughter of H D & Lyda A HILLIS.

(Partially illegible.)

7903

1C

14

Hillyard

Clara W

1881

1980

Wife of Henry A HILLYARD.

9133

1E

4

Hillyard

Henry A

1878

1958

Husband of Clara W HILLYARD.

9133

1E

4

Hillyard

John

20 Oct 1902

11 Dec 1996

Husband of Marie HILLYARD.

9131

1E

4

Hillyard

Marie

25 Sep 1906

5 Sep 1995

Wife of John HILLYARD.

9131

1E

4

Hitch

Harrison

28 Apr 1900

27 Oct 1960

Husband of Lela B HITCH.

Indiana, Pfc., HQ. Co., 152nd Infantry, WW I.

9537

9538

2A

1

Hitch

Lela B

1911

1979

Wife of Harrison HITCH.

9537

2A

1

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.