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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  27 Jul 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

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Row

Kay

Harold

1909

1933

Son-in-law of William C & Sarah E ARMSTRONG.

9491

1F

7

Kays

Adrian R

21 Nov 1922

2 Feb 2013

Husband of Elizabeth C KAYS.  Son of Theodore & Elsie (HARRIS) KAYS.  


SSgt. US Army Air Corps, WW II. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4478

2D

13

Kays

Elizabeth C

31 Jul 1924

--

Wife of Adrian R KAYS.

4478

2D

13

Kays

Leslie E

1 Apr 1927

5 Jan 1985

Husband of Madeline M KAYS.


S1, US Navy, WW II.


9695

9696

2A

4

Kays

Maeline M

20 Aug 1928

--

Wife of Leslie E KAYS.

9695

2A

4

Kays

Susan Elsie

1895

1984

nee HARRIS.  Wife of Theodore KAYS.

9636

2A

3

Kays

Theodore

1895

1968

Husband of Susan Elsie (HARRIS) KAYS.

9636

2A

3

Keaton

Charles T

22 Dec 1883

19 Nov 1949

Husband of Veler (NELSON) KEATON. 


Married:  6 Aug 1904 in Adair County, Kentucky.


Son of Geroge Riley & Lucy Marandia (SMITH) KEETON.

“Father”

9407

1F

3

Keaton

Veler

12 Oct 1886

19 Aug 1978

nee NELSON.  Wife of Charles T KEATON.


Married:  6 Aug 1904 in Adair County, Kentucky. 


Daughter of Peter NELSON.


“Mother”

9408

1F

3

Keeton

Judith A

11 Oct 1941

--

Wife of Lawrence KEETON.


Married 10 Jun 1962.


“Our Daughters:  Cheryl & Shannon”

“Our Grandchildren:  Logan, Laurel

10368

10369

2D

7

Keeton

Lawrence

10 Jun 1941

22 Oct 2000

Husband of Judith A KEETON.


Married 10 Jun 1962.


“Our Daughters:  Cheryl & Shannon”

“Our Grandchildren:  Logan, Laurel

10368

10369

2D

7

Keithley

Sarah

1808

5 Nov 1905

nee SPORE.  Wife of William KEITHLEY. 


Daughter of Jacob & Maria Magdelina (DRESSLER) SPORE, Sr.


(Click here to view obituary.)

8635

1B

16

Keithley

William

1803

1881

Husband of Sarah (SPORE) KEITHLEY.

8635

1B

16

Kell

Blanche S

1894

1969

nee SPORE.  Wife of Ralph C KELL.  Married 19 Sep 1917.  Daughter of Oscar & Nora SPORE.

7732

1C

6

Kell

Ralph C

1886

1955

Husband of Blanche S (SPORE) KELL.   Married 19 Sep 1917.  Son of Landon & Mana KELL.

7732

1C

6

Kelley

Martha Kendle

1935

1975

nee KENDLE.  Daughter of Rev. Paul R & Laufa E KENDLE.

8730

1D

1

Kelley

Pearl Montgomery

1 Dec 1905

27 Apr 1978

nee KEATON.  Wife of ? MONTGOMERY, 1st; & Charles KELLEY, 2nd.  Daughter of Charles & Veler KEATON.

9413

1F

3

Kemper

Harold Eugene

28 Sep 1930

28 Jan 2006

Husband of Joyce A KEMPER.  Son of Herman & Thelda KEMPER.


Pfc., US Army, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11075

11076

2D

19

Kemper

Joyce A

28 Jan 1941

--

Wife of Harold E KEMPER.

11075

2D

19

Kendle

Alice

1881

1930

Wife of Horace T KENDLE.

8865

1D

7

Kendle

Allie

1871

1872

--

8679

1B

17

Kendle

Bonnie C

21 Jan 1902

17 Sep 1991

Wife of Lennis D KENDLE.  Married 18 Feb 1928.

7987

1C

18

Kendle

Charles

1883

1887

--

8679

1B

17

Kendle

Charles A

--

1924

Aged 4 Mo.

8728

1D

1

Kendle

Charles W

1886

1977

Husband of Jessie P KENDLE.

8727

1D

1

Kendle

Clarence E

1874

1953

Husband of Effie M KENDLE.

8706

1B

17

Kendle

Daniel Franklin

3 Mar 1932

1 Dec 1998

Son of William Franklin "Frank" KENDLE.


“Father”

9387

1F

2

Kendle

David H

13 Oct 1858

1 Sep 1944

Husband of Maria (SUMMERS) KENDLE.

8887

1D

8

Kendle

Dora E

1887

1972

Wife of J Harvey KENDLE.  Daughter of John C & Eugenia "Genia"   KENDLE.

8684

1B

17

Kendle

Dorris D

30 Apr 1903

2 Feb 1939

“Son”

7909

1C

14

Kendle

Effie M

1878

1943

Wife of Clarence E KENDLE.

8706

1B

17

Kendle

Eliza

8 Oct 1831

10 Apr 1900

Wife of William J KENDLE.

Age 68 Y. 6 M. 2 D.

“Mother”

7848

7849

1C

11

Kendle

Elizabeth

31 May 1847

10 Jun 1917

Wife of William Frank KENDLE.

“Mother”

8701

8702

1B

17

Kendle

Ellen E

23 Jan 1852

15 Jul 1901

Wife of Hiram L KENDLE.

8363

1B

11

Kendle

Ellis T

abt 1879

16 Sep 1932

Step-son of William M HANKS.

Pvt., Co. C, 9th Illinois, Infantry and
Indiana, Sgt., Q M Corps.

8522

1B

14

Kendle

Eugenia Elizabeth
"Genia"

1863

1930

nee DALY.  Wife of John C KENDLE.

7910

1C

14

Kendle

G Howard

1910

1949

Son of Horace T & Alice KENDLE.

8867

1D

7

Kendle

George

7 Apr 1812

27 Nov 1888

Husband of Lucinda KENDLE, 1st; and Paulina EMBREE KENDLE, 2nd, married 3 Sep 1865.

8754

1D

2

Kendle

George W

17 Jul 1856

20 Apr 1918

Husband of Mahala E (MEADE) KENDLE.  


Married:  8 Nov 1877. 


Son of William S & Eliza Jane (MUCK) KENDLE.

7850

1C

11

Kendle

Gladys E

1901

1919

Daughter of Clarence E & Effie M KENDLE.

8708

1B

17

Kendle

Goldie M

20 Jul 1912

22 Jun 2006

nee GEORGES.  Second wife of William Franklin KENDLE. 


Daughter of John & Rose (KISSEL) GEORGES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9386

1F

2

Kendle

Harvey

1 Jul 1880

14 Jun 1881

Son of Hiram L & Ellen E KENDLE.

8363

8365

1B

11

Kendle

Helen B

1908

1920

Daughter of Clarence E & Effie M KENDLE.

8707

1B

17

Kendle

Hiram L

13 Dec 1852

11 Sep 1880

Husband of Ellen E KENDLE.

“Father”

8363

8364

1B

11

Kendle

Horace T "Greeley"

1872

1953

Husband of Alice KENDLE.

8865

1D

7

Kendle

Infant

--

1899

Child of Clarence E & Effie M KENDLE.

8705

1B

17

Kendle

Isabella P

20 Jul 1842

27 Nov 1920

Wife of Robert HOPKINS.

8749

8751

1D

2

Kendle

J Harvey

1883

1963

Husband of Dora E KENDLE.

8684

1B

17

Kendle

James A

1850

1930

Husband of Mary A KENDLE.

“Father”

9014

9016

1E

1

Kendle “Kendel”

James M

--

13 Oct 1868

Aged 47 Y. 9 M. 17 D.

8675

1B

17

Kendle

Jessie P

1885

1978

Wife of Charles W KENDLE.

8727

1D

1

Kendle

John C

1861

1939

Husband of Eugenia Elizabeth "Genia" (DALY) KENDLE.

7910

1C

14

Kendle

Laufa E

17 Apr 1896

8 Sep 1976

Wife of Rev. Paul R KENDLE.

8729

1D

1

Kendle

Laura M

21 Dec 1922

--

Wife of Paul R KENDLE.

10431

2D

10

Kendle

Lennis D

18 Sep 1895

12 Aug 1972

Husband of Bonnie C KENDLE.  Married 18 Feb 1928.

7987

1C

18

Kendle

Lucinda

19 Oct 1813

23 Jan 1860

Wife of George KENDLE.

“Mother”

8755

8756

1D

2

Kendle

Mahala Ellen

1 Dec 1857

20 Oct 1933

nee MEADE.  Wife of George W KENDLE. 


Married:  8 Nov 1877.


Daughter of John S & Minerva (YEAGER) MEADE.


“Mother”

7851

1C

11

Kendle

Maria

10 Apr 1860

17 Feb 1950

nee SUMMERS.  Wife of David H KENDLE.

8887

1D

8

Kendle

Mary

7 Mar 1840

22 Nov 1923

nee SPORE.  Wife of William D KENDLE.  Married 15 Feb 1861.  Daughter of David & Lucinda SPORE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

8758

1D

3

Kendle

Mary A

1851

1918

Wife of James A KENDLE.

“Mother”

9014

9015

1E

1

Kendle

Mary A

1912

1940

“Mother”

9385

1F

2

Kendle

Mary Bertha

11 Apr 1887

20 Sep 1966

--

7908

1C

14

Kendle

Melissa

15 Jan 1846

24 Oct 1917

--

8431

1B

13

Kendle

Ola M

17 Dec 1891

1 Jun 1986

Wife of Virgil KENDLE.

9242

1E

6

Kendle

Paul R

26 Jul 1925

10 May 1997

Husband of Laura M KENDLE. 


US Navy, WW II.


10431

2D

10

Kendle

Paul R, Rev.

24 Jul 1895

11 Dec 1968

Husband of Laufa E KENDLE.

8729

1D

1

Kendle

Paulina

1 Jan 1821

20 Oct 1897

Wife of John EMBREE, 1st; and George KENDLE, 2nd, married 3 Sep 1865.

8796

1D

5

Kendle

Pearl R

1902

1932

--

9244

1E

6

Kendle

Robert

14 Sep 1840

5 Jan 1905

Husband of Isabella P KENDLE.

8749

8750

1D

2

Kendle

Stella M "Estella"

29 Apr 1894

14 Dec 1993

Daughter of David H & Maria (SUMMERS) KENDLE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo courtesy of Twyla Johnson, 2007.

1480

1D

8

Kendle

Susan D

15 Apr 1846

3 Sep 1866

Daughter of George & Lucinda KENDLE.

8752

8753

1D

2

Kendle

Virgil

24 Mar 1897

23 Oct 1983

Husband of Ola M KENDLE.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

9242

9243

1E

6

Kendle

Warren E

1922

1936

Son of Horace T & Alice KENDLE.

8866

1D

7

Kendle

William David "Buster"

25 May 1913

28 Oct 2005

Son of Charles W & Jessie P (ALCORN) KENDLE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

8727

1D

1

Kendle

William Daniel

20 Nov 1838

25 Nov 1902

Husband of Mary (SPORE) KENDLE.  Married 15 Feb 1861.

Aged 64 Yrs. 5 Dys.

(Click here to view obituary.)

8758

1D

3

Kendle

William Franklin

6 Jan 1845

12 Mar 1907

Husband of Elizabeth KENDLE.


“Father”


Pvt., Co. B, 65th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


8701

8702

1B

17

Kendle

William Franklin "Frank"

5 Sep 1907

23 Jun 1969

Husband of Goldie M (GEORGES) KENDLE, 2nd.

9386

1F

2

Kendle

William J

18 Jan 1828

29 Dec 1887

Husband of Eliza KENDLE.


Aged 59 Y. 11 M. 11 D.

(Small stone is likely a “Father” marker; it is illegible.) 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7846

7847

1C

11

Kern

Gertrude

1897

1984

Wife of Jesse W KERN.

7930

1C

15

Kern

Jesse W

1884

1973

Husband of Gertrude KERN.

7929

1C

15

Key

Alta McMullen

1 Mar 1870

9 Aug 1959

Husband of Fannie B (HOPKINS) KEY.

8281

1B

9

Key

Ellet Elizabeth

10 Nov 1912

30 Jun 1985

nee FLEENER.  Wife of Richard Ross KEY.

9606

2A

2

Key

Ethel

17 Mar 1911

17 Oct 1943

Daughter of R Sherman & Geneva KEY.

9330

1E

8

Key

Ethel R

1883

1968

Wife of Victor H KEY.

“Mother”

7950

1C

17

Key

Fannie B

13 Dec 1878

5 Mar 1968

nee HOPKINS.  Wife of Alta McMullen KEY.


Daughter of Esek "Eck" & Mary C (KENDLE) HOPKINS.

8281

1B

9

Key

Geneva

24 Jan 1875

16 Jan 1958

Wife of R Sherman KEY.

“Mother”

9329

1E

8

Key

Ladye Jane

5 Aug 1911

10 Apr 2000

nee GRAY.  Wife of Paul Hopkins KEY. 


Daughter of James Fredrick & Sina Lee (HARRIS) GRAY.

10192

2C

5

Key

Marion Beth Rogers

20 May 1922

1 Jul 2014

nee HEROD.  Wife of John A ROGERS, 1st; and Norman KEY, 2nd. 


Daughter of Donald & Florence (MILLER) HEROD. 


See also:  ROGERS, Marion Beth . 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9088

1E

3

Key

Mattie F

20 Jan 1881

4 Jul 1965

nee ALCORN.  Wife of Samuel KEY. 


Married:  2 Mar 1912. 


Daughter of Johnson & Mary Ann (SAMS) ALCORN.

8121

1B

5

Key

Oscar M

--

18 Jul 1941

Indiana, Staff Sgt., 5th Air Base Sq.

8119

1B

5

Key

Paul Hopkins

22 Apr 1908

23 Nov 1995

Husband of Ladye Jane (GRAY) KEY.

10192

2C

5

Key

R Sherman

22 May 1873

27 Dec 1952

Husband of Geneva KEY.

“Father”

9329

1E

8

Key

Richard Ross

2 Nov 1914

16 Nov 1996

Husband of Ellet Elizabeth (FLENER) KEY.

9607

2A

2

Key

Samuel

5 Jan 1879

18 Mar 1925

Husband of Mattie F KEY.

8121

1B

5

Key

Victor H

1875

1944

Husband of Ethel R KEY.

“Father”

7950

1C

17

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.