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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 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

LaGrange

Allen Jonah

27 Jul 1926

15 May 1988

Husband of Dolores Ricki LaGRANGE.

10109

2B

7

LaGrange

Bettie

1880

1915

Daughter of Clarence & Nancy Ellen LaGRANGE.

8286

8289

1B

9

LaGrange

Carl E

26 Sep 1928

--

Husband of Geneva LaGRANGE.

11059

2D

18

LaGrange

Charles Melton

1871

10 Jul 1934

Husband of Minnie M LaGRANGE.  Son of Louis & Ellen (SUMMERS) LeGRANGE.

9509

1F

7

LaGrange

Clarence

1854

1892

Husband of Nancy Ellen LaGRANGE.

“Father”

8286

1B

9

LaGrange

Clarence

21 Feb 1894

3 Jan 1969

Husband of Irma LaGRANGE.


Indiana, Pvt., 1st Bn. 159th Infantry, WW I.

8293

8294

1B

10

LaGrange

Dolores Ricki

18 Mar 1929

--

Wife of Allen Jonah LaGRANGE.

10109

2B

7

LaGrange

Freddie

11 Mar 1890

18 Apr 1890

Son of Jonah G & Margaret Ann LaGRANGE.

8296

1B

10

LaGrange “LeGrange”

Freddie M

--

21 Aug 1891

Son of Clarence & Nancy Ellen LaGRANGE.

Aged 8 M. ?

8285

1B

9

LaGrange

Geneva

23 Jul 1925

--

Wife of Carl E LaGRANGE.

11059

2D

18

LaGrange

Georgie

28 Oct 1881

21 Sep 1894

Son of Jonah G & Margaret Ann LaGRANGE.

8296

1B

10

LaGrange

Hannah

12 Aug 1823

16 Aug 1872

First wife of Richard LaGRANGE.

“Mother”

8688

8689

1B

17

LaGrange

Hannah Pearl

1878

1896

Daughter of Clarence & Nancy Ellen LaGRANGE.

8286

8287

1B

9

LaGrange

Infant

26 May 1925

26 May 1925

Infant son of Clarence & Irma LaGRANGE.

8292

1B

10

LaGrange

Infant

?

?

Infant daughter of Richard & Hannah LaGRANGE.

(Bottom of stone is damaged.)

8687

1B

17

LaGrange

Irma

15 Jan 1898

24 Mar 1960

Wife of Clarence LaGRANGE.

8293

1B

10

LaGrange

Jonah G

27 Jul 1858

26 Jan 1935

Husband of Margaret Ann LaGRANGE.

“Father”

8295

1B

10

LaGrange

Margaret Ann

22 Nov 1857

7 Mar 1948

Wife of Jonah G LaGRANGE.

“Mother”

8295

1B

10

LaGrange

Mary

25 Jan 1828

--

Second wife of Richard LaGRANGE.

Aged 68 Yrs. 7 M. 3 D.

“Mother”

8695

8696

1B

17

LaGrange

Minnie M

1871

19 Mar 1938

Wife of Charles M LaGRANGE.

9509

1F

7

LaGrange

Nancy Ellen

1853

1944

Wife of Clarence LaGRANGE.

“Mother”

8286

1B

9

LaGrange

Richard

1886

1898

Son of Clarence & Nancy Ellen LaGRANGE.

8286

8288

1B

9

LaGrange

Richard

--

18 Sep 1892

Husband of Hannah LaGRANGE, 1st; and Mary LaGRANGE.

Aged 79 Years.

8692

1B

17

LaGrange “LeGrange”

Virgil

22 Aug 1888

5 Apr 1917

--

8291

1B

10

Land

Betty Jo

19 Apr 1928

20 Jan 2005

nee SCALES.  Wife of Warren C LAND.  Married 21 Jun 1947.  Daughter of Howard & Edna (MILLER) SCALES.


“Our Sons:  Reg W, Kim O, Jan C”


(Click here to view obituary.)

10353

10354

2D

6

Land

James O

22 Sep 1917

2 Feb 1993

Husband of Joyce E LAND.  Married 3 Apr 1943.

“Our Daughter:  Dawn”

S Sgt., US Army Air Corps, WW II.

10407

10408

2D

8

Land

John Edwin

1914

1914

Infant son of Kenna D & Lillie M LAND.

9158

1E

5

Land

Joyce E

27 Mar 1915

2 Oct 1999

Wife of James O LAND.  Maried 3 Apr 1943.

“Our Daughter:  Dawn”

10407

10408

2D

8

Land

Kenna D

1886

1957

Husband of Lillie M LAND.

9157

1E

5

Land

Lillie M

1893

1957

Wife of Kenna D LAND.

9157

1E

5

Land

Warren C

7 Jun 1922

21 Aug 2006

Husband of Betty Jo (SCALES) LAND.  Married 21 Jun 1947.  Son of Clyde & Grace LAND.


“Our Sons:  Reg W, Kim O, Jan C”


Sgt., US Army Air Corps, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)


10353

10354

2D

6

Lankford

Carbon, Jr.

1927

1984

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

10299

2D

4

Lankford

Grace

1902

1990

Wife of William J LANKFORD.

9653

2A

3

Lankford

Jessie Moody

19 May 1893

18 Oct 1952

“Mother”

9434

1F

4

Lankford

William H

1868

1960

--

9655

2A

3

Lankford

William J

1893

1967

Husband of Grace LANKFORD.

9654

2A

3

Lanman

James P

16 Mar 1935

--

Husband of Marge E LANMAN.

“Our Children:  Larry, Lisa, Marla, Jim, Steve, Scott”

3940

3941

2E

4

Lanman

Marge E

1 Dec 1938

20 Dec 2015

nee DAVIS.  Wife of James P LANMAN. 


Daughter of Russell F "Cricket" & Mary (McINTIRE) DAVIS.


“Our Children:  Larry, Lisa, Marla, Jim, Steve, Scott” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

940

3941

2E

4

Larkins

Ricky Allen

21 Apr 1961

23 Feb 1962

--

9649

2A

3

Lashbrook

Annamae

31 Jan 1929

19 May 1995

Wife of Thomas LASHBROOK.

“Our Children:  Wayne, Suetta, Daniel, Donald, Roger, Ann & Timothy”

9716

9718

2A

4

Lashbrook

Bertha L

20 Jan 1929

31 Jul 1995

nee BACK.  Wife of Glen LASHBROOK.

10372

2D

7

Lashbrook

Donald Glen

8 Nov 1950

18 Jun 1966

Son of Thomas & Annamae LASHBROOK.

9715

2A

4

Lashbrook

Gary D

31 Aug 1955

30 Dec 2000

Husband of Lisa LASHBROOK.  Son of Glen & Bertha L(BACK) LASHBROOK.

“Father of:  Jamey, Danielle, Steven”

10373
10374

2D

7

Lashbrook

Glen

7 Jan 1914

17 Feb 1968

Indiana, Pfc., 1960th SVC. Comd. Unit, WW II.

9720

2A

4

Lashbrook

Leonard

11 Apr 1926

21 Nov 1993

Husband of Velma LASHBROOK.

9885

2A

7

Lashbrook

Marilyn Ruth

11 Jun 1945

26 Aug 2017

nee McCLURE.  Wife of Thomas Wayne LASHBROOK.


Daughter of Ed & Hazel (HENSLEY) McCLURE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.


?

?

Lashbrook

Sylvia G

20 Aug 1954

--

Daughter of Glen & Bertha L (BACK) LASHBROOK.

10372

2D

7

Lashbrook

Thomas

21 Apr 1928

--

Husband of Annamae LASHBROOK.

“Our Children:  Wayne, Suetta, Daniel, Donald, Roger, Ann & Timothy”

9716

9718

2A

4

Lashbrook

Thomas Wayne

9 Jun 1946

4 May 1981

Husband of Marilyn Ruth (McCLURE) LASHBROOK.

9877

9878

2A

7

Lashbrook

Velma

3 Oct 1932

--

Wife of Leonard LASHBROOK.

9885

2A

7

Lasley

Connie A

28 Dec 1953

--

Wife of Ernest Noble “Ernie” LASLEY.

“Our Children:  R Scott, Kimberly”

11170

11172

2E

3

Lasley

Debbie

7 Nov 1955

16 Aug 2006

nee EMBREE.  Daughter of Robert A Mary Jane (COCHRAN) EMBREE. 


(Note:  See also Debra Sue EMBREE.)


(Click here to view obituary.)

11105

2D

21

Lasley

Donald Frederick

1944

1962

--

9188

1E

5

Lasley

Ernest Noble “Ernie”

15 Aug 1949

15 Aug 2008

Husband of Connie A LASLEY.  Son of Fred & Lois (SCOTT) LASLEY.


“Our Children:  R Scott, Kimberly”


SP5, US Army, Vietnam.  Bronze Star Medal & 1 OLC.



(Click here to read an article on his cemetery restoration efforts.)


(Click here to view obituary.)


11170

11172

11171

2E

3

Lasley

Fred

1903

1978

Husband of Lois M LASLEY.  Son of Martin & Lillie Malinda (MARTIN) LASLEY.


Maj. F. A., A.U.S., Ret., WW II.

8130

8131

B

5

Lasley

Lois Jean

27 Feb 1944

26 Mar 1992

“Mother”

Mother of:  Tina, John, Tammy, Marty”

9919

9920

2A

8

Lasley

Lois M

1918

1996

Wife of Fred LASLEY.

8130

1B

5

Lathom

Gail

17 May 1898

4 Feb 1974

nee HUSSEY.  Wife of Noble LATHOM. 


Married 17 Apr 1926


Daughter of Russell William & Elsie (KRAUSGRILL) HUSSEY.

9681

2A

4

Lathom

Noble

21 Feb 1894

19 May 1967

Husband of Gail (HUSSEY) LATHOM. 


Married 17 Apr 1926


Son of William & Katie (LITTIG) LATHOM.


Indiana, Pvt., Co. E, 309th Engineers, WW I.

9681

9682

2A

4

Lauderback

Harry

21 May 1927

28 Feb 1999

Husband of Phyllis W LAUDERBACK.  Married 22 Jun 1947.


“Our Sons:  David and Jeffrey” 


US Army, WW II.



10512

10513

2D

14

Lauderback

Phyllis W

2 Feb 1927

--

Wife of Harry LAUDERBACK.  Married 22 Jun 1947.


“Our Sons:  David and Jeffrey”

10512

10513

2D

14

Lauten

Harry E

1891

1979

Husband of Lillie F LAUTEN.

9641

2A

3

Lauten

Lillie F

1896

1976

Wife of Harry E LAUTEN.

9641

2A

3

Lawn

Jeannie C “Cubbie”

7 Apr 1956

--

Wife of John Wesley “Lawnmower” LAWN.  Married 5 Jan 1974.

“Our Children:  Amy Jo, John Jr. ‘Pooh’”

“Our Grandchildren:  Megan, Zachary, Jesse”

11005

11006

2D

15

Lawn

John Wesley “Lawnmower”

30 Aug 1956

25 Aug 2004

Husband of Jeannie C “Cubbie” LAWN.  Married 5 Jan 1974.

“Our Children:  Amy Jo, John Jr. ‘Pooh’”

“Our Grandchildren:  Megan, Zachary, Jesse”

11005

11006

2D

15

Lawrence

Georgetta T

13 Aug 1918

--

nee TICHENOR.  Wife of Stanley M LAWRENCE.

8352

1B

11

Lawrence

Stanley M

17 Mar 1917

30 Mar 1992

Husband of Georgetta T (TICHENOR) LAWRENCE.

8352

1B

11

Lawson

Alfred M "Shorty"

29 Aug 1921

11 Dec 2011

Husband of Lois G LAWSON.  Married 16 Sep 1941.  Son of John & Della (PELL) LAWSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10248

2D

1

Lawson

Lois G

18 Feb 1923

--

Wife of Alfred M LAWSON.  Married 16 Sep 1941.

10248

2D

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.