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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 Oct 2016

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

Mears

Dorothy A

21 Feb 1907

6 May 1991

Wife of Frank W MEARS.

9379

1F

2

Mears

Frank W

17 Nov 1910

1 Jan 1985

Husband of Dorothy A MEARS.

9379

1F

2

Medcalf

Pauline

21 Aug 1899

1 Jul 1970

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of William T MEDCALF.

“Mother”

9686

2A

4

Medcalf

William T

6 Jan 1896

11 Nov 1961

Husband of Pauline (TAYLOR) MEDCALF.

“Father”

SEA, US Navy, WW I.

9686

9687

2A

4

Medford

Carl Edward

2 Jan 1917

4 Dec 1987

Husband of Thelma (STRICKLAND) MEDFORD, 1st, married in Wayne County, NC (divorced 1967); and Martha P (TURMAN) MEDFORD, 2nd, married 17 Jun 1967.  Son of Lewis Gordon & Bertha M (WELCH) MEDFORD.

10315

2D

5

Medford

Martha P

12 Apr 1918

16 Feb 1999

Second wife of Carl Edward MEDFORD.  Married 17 Jun 1967.

10315

2D

5

Melson

Barbara S

24 Jun 1933

23 Nov 2009

Wife of Carl MELSON.  Married 23 Aug 1958.

“Our Children:  Michael & Karla”

“Our Grandchildren:  Chad, Brandon, Joshua, Kyle”

10500

10501

2D

14

Melson

Carl

18 Dec 1919

15 Dec 2008

Husband of Barbara S MELSON.  Married 23 Aug 1958.

“Our Children:  Michael & Karla”

“Our Grandchildren:  Chad, Brandon, Joshua, Kyle”

10500

10501

2D

14

Melton

Genevieve Rose

1934

1975

“Mother”

9819

2A

6

Melton

Greenough L

15 Feb 1907

28 Jun 1980

Husband of Mary L MELTON.  Married 18 Jun 1928.

“Dad”

9775

2A

5

Melton

Mary L

24 Jul 1909

9 Nov 1991

Wife of Greenough L MELTON.  Married 18 Jun 1928.

“Mother”

9775

2A

5

Melton

Phyllis L

5 Oct 1942

25 Jan 2002

Wife of Robert G MELTON.


“Mother”

10504

2D

14

Melton

Robert G

22 May 1929

7 Mar 2010

Husband of Phyllis L MELTON.


"Dad"  FCSN,


US Navy.


1589

1590

2D

14

Melton

Stephen R

10 Feb 1960

28 Nov 1991

“Father Son & Brother”

9817

2A

6

Meredith

Harley

25 Jun 1897

25 Jan 1963

Husband of Isabel G MEREDITH.

Indiana, Cpl., Co. A, 19th Railway Engrs., WW I.

8717

8718

1D

1

Meredith

Isabel G

2 Jan 1897

23 Jan 1984

Wife of Harley C MEREDITH.

8717

1D

1

Meuser

Hazel Marie

30 Jan 1945

18 Nov 2014

nee LEATHERS.  Wife of Marvin Homer MEUSER, Sr.


Married 9 May 1964.


Daughter of Rev. Don & Erma (GATES) LEATHERS.


Parents of Marvin Homer, Jr. & George Blacketer.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0041

0042

2E

16

Meuser

Marvin Homer, Sr.

5 Oct 1938

18 Nov 2014

Husband of Hazel Marie (LEATHERS) MEUSER.  Married 9 May 1964.


Son of Doyle "Jiggs" & Helen (BLACKETER) MEUSER. 


Parents of Marvin Homer, Jr. & George Blacketer.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0041

0042

2E

16

Meyer

Sheryl L "Sherry"

24 May 1966

--

nee LEATHERS.  Wife of Timothy A "Tim" MEYER.  Married 20 Oct 1990.


Our Daughter:  Sarah.

4506

4507

2E

12

Meyer

Steven A

22 Nov 1955

29 Jul 2013

Son of Harold & Elvera (KIESEL) MEYER. 


Children:  Jessica and Evan. 


Grandchild:  Kash.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0087

2D

20

Meyer

Timothy Allen "Tim"

30 Dec 1961

8 Mar 2012

Husband of Sheryl "Sherry" (LEATHERS) MEYER.  Married 20 Oct 1990.  Son of Cornelius & Phyllis (CARRICO) MEYER.  


Our Daughter:  Sarah.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4506

4507

2E

12

Michas

Nicholas W

28 Aug 1935

--

Husband of Peggy A MICHAS.  Married 28 Feb 1960.

11270

2E

18

Michas

Peggy A

18 Apr 1938

--

Wife of Nicholas W MICHAS.  Married 28 Feb 1960.

11270

2E

18

Miller

Anthony J

30 Sep 1960

25 Jun 1978

Son of Robert H & T June MILLER.

10088

2B

6

Miller

Authelia

15 Feb 1909

25 Jul 1984

nee SLINKER.  Wife of James C WHITTEN, 1st; and wife of Carl W MILLER, 2nd. 


Daughter of Charles & Judith (BOYD) SLINKER.

9802

2A

6

Miller

Carl L

19 May 1912

8 Jun 1970

Husband fo Ruby R MILLER.  Married 11 Feb 1939.

MM3, US Navy, WW II.

8520

1B

14

Miller

Carl W

1910

1999

Husband of Authelia MILLER.

9802

2A

6

Miller

Carol Sue

8 Apr 1935

14 Feb 2003

Wife of James A MILLER.  Married 26 Mar 1970.

9638

2A

3

Miller

Charles E

3 May 1912

22 Oct 1996

Husband of Regenia MILLER.  Married 14 Feb 1984.

10488

2D

13

Miller

Charles H

1891

1979

Husband of Mary (RANSFORD) MILLER.

9816

2A

6

Miller

Clarence

1886

1982

--

8057

1B

2

Miller

Frank J

1896

1952

--

9460

1F

5

Miller

George A

1857

1920

Husband of Harriet MILLER.

8055

1B

2

Miller

Grover Paul

12 Oct 1887

23 Oct 1966

Husband of Hettie B MILLER.

9721

2A

4

Miller

Harriet

1858

1925

Wife of George A MILLER.

8055

1B

2

Miller

Hettie B

28 Jun 1892

21 Oct 1968

Wife of Grover Paul MILLER.

9721

2A

4

Miller

James A

27 Mar 1943

--

Husband of Carol Sue MILLER.  Married 26 Mar 1970.

9638

2A

3

Miller

Janice C

11 Dec 1921

3 Jul 1999

nee SMITH.  Wife of Earl S MILLER.


“Mother”

10325

2D

5

Miller

Jerry E

24 Dec 1943

13 Dec 1999

Son of Earl S & Janice C (SMITH) MILLER.

10325

2D

5

Miller

Jesse Lee

23 Mar 1987

20 Apr 1987

Infant

10209

2C

6

Miller

Kate

1883

1969

--

8056

1B

2

Miller

Keith W

10 Jul 1962

11 Oct 1997

Son of Robert H & T June MILLER.

10091

2B

6

Miller

Laura B

4 Oct 1870

17 May 1909

Wife of Charles Mitchell MILLER.

8171

1B

6

Miller

Mary Ethel Ransford

28 Nov 1887

27 Jul 1974

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Roscoe Murry "Merrs" RANSFORD, 1st; and Charles H MILLER, 2nd..

9816

2A

6

Miller

Regenia

16 Jul 1913

10 Mar 1999

Wife of Charles E MILLER.  Married 14 Feb 1984.

10488

2D

13

Miller

Robert H

28 Dec 1921

4 Feb 1997

Husband of T June MILLER.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

10089

10090

2B

6

Miller

Ruby R

1918

1992

Wife of Carl L MILLER.  Married 11 Feb 1939.

8520

1B

14

Miller

T June

16 Jun 1926

18 Apr 2009

Wife of Robert H MILLER.

10089

2B

6

Miller

William Otto

22 Nov 1858

16 Jun 1916

--

8530

1B

14

Minick

Eliza

25 Nov 1818

14 Mar 1888

Wife of Samuel C MINICK.

8906

8904

1D

9

Minick

Rosa

--

10 Aug 1874

Daughter of Samuel C & Eliza MINICK.

Aged 18 Y. 7 M. 12 D.

(Broken monument: now partially illegible.)

8908

1D

9

Minick

Samuel C

14 Feb 1818

11 Dec 1878

Husband of Eliza MINICK.

8905

8904

1D

9

Minnis

Elaine Joyce

18 Jul 1957

24 Jun 2011

nee WILLARD.  Wife of Jeffery Lee MINNIS.  Married 10 Feb 1979.

Daughter of Douglas WILLARD & Joyce(DARWIN) WILLARD DeYOE. 

Our Children:  Michelle J, Jeffery R "Bud" 
Our Grandchildren:  Clayton, Caeden.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1264

1265

2E

3

Minnis

Geneva J

4 Nov 1927

13 Dec 2009

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of Rodger MINNIS.  Married 6 Aug 1949.  Daughter of Raymond & Edith (SPORE) TAYLOR.


“Our Children:  Karen Kay, Gloria Jean, David Rodger, Patricia Ann, Jo Ella, Raymond Alan, Jeffery Lee” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1617

10327

2D

5

Minnis

Jeffery L

16 May 1957

--

Husband of Elaine Joyce (WILLARD) MINNIS.  Married 10 Feb 1979.

Our Children:  Michelle J, Jeffery R "Bud" 
Our Grandchildren:  Clayton, Caeden.


1264

1265

2E

3

Minnis

Raymond Alan

13 Dec 1955

--

Son of Rodger & Geneva J (TAYLOR) MINNIS.

1618

2D

5

Minnis

Rodger

17 Aug 1930

17 Jul 2010

Husband of Geneva J (TAYLOR) MINNIS.  Married 6 Aug 1949.


“Our Children:  Karen Kay, Gloria Jean, David Rodger, Patricia Ann, Jo Ella, Raymond Alan, Jeffery Lee”

1617

10327

2D

5

Minor

James C

30 Jun 1872

30 Jan 1953

--

9461

1F

5

Miskell

Daniel

1899

1953

Husband of Minnie MISKELL.

9030

1E

2

Miskell - Smith

Minnie

20 Aug 1900

21 Apr 1982

nee MARTIN.  Wife of Daniel MISKELL, 1st; and SMITH, 2nd. 


Daughter of Antone & Mary (KORN) MARTIN. 


NOTE:  She is buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Vigo County, Indiana.

9030

1E

2

Miskell

Paul Edward

18 Jul 1927

4 Jul 1950

Indiana, US Navy, WW II.

9201

1E

5

Mitchell

Chester W

6 Jan 1926

25 Sep 2000

Husband of Evelyn L MITCHELL.  Married 6 Oct 1950.

Pfc. US Army, WW II.

10050

10051

2B

4

Mitchell

Clyde T

27 Sep 1921

22 Mar 1921

Husband of Gladys M MITCHELL.  Married 29 Sep 1943.

Sgt. US Army, WW II.

10047

10048

2B

4

Mitchell

Cora

1887

1964

--

7990

1C

18

Mitchell

Etolia I "Toni"

5 Jan 1931

26 Sep 2015

nee BOLIN.  Wife of John R “Korney” MiTCHELL.  Married 3 Mar 1953. 


Daughjter of Edward & Mamie (COX) BOLIN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11162

2E

2

Mitchell

Evelyn "Chris"

1 Nov 1963

3 Dec 2015

nee BUTTS.


Daughter of Johnnie William & Marilyn (HALL) BUTTS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4052

4053

2C

3

Mitchell

Evelyn L

6 Oct 1933

13 Feb 1988

Wife of Chester W MITCHELL.  Married 6 Oct 1950.

10050

2B

4

Mitchell

George E “Dub”

24 Jul 1932

1 Feb 2005

--

10385

2D

8

Mitchell

Gladys M

30 Nov 1924

--

Wife of Clyde T MITCHELL.  Married 29 Sep 1943.

10047

2B

4

Mitchell

Grover

1886

1945

--

7989

1C

18

Mitchell

John R “Korney”

16 Sep 1929

18 Mar 2003

Husband of Etolia I (BOLIN) MITCHELL.  Married 3 Mar 1953.


Pvt., US Army, Korea.

11162

11163

2E

2

Mitchell

Joyce Sue

27 Jul 1934

29 Apr 2001

nee FELLA.  Wife of Floyd Monroe MITCHELL. 


Children:  Vicki Lynn, Mark Allen.  Grandchildren:  Tosha Lynn Hodge, April Lynn Harrison, Christopher Mark Harrison.


“Mother”

9384

1F

2

Mitchell

Mark Allen

12 Nov 1955

13 May 2000

Son of Floyd Monroe &  Joyce Sue (FELLA) MITCHELL.

9384

1F

2

Mitchell

Robert

1925

1944

--

7988

1C

18

Mitchell

Sherman

1877

1941

--

8414

1B

12

Mitchell

Steven R

1955

1979

“Husband – Son”

10049

2B

4

Mizeur

Jane Ellen

10 Mar 1946

23 May 2015

nee VIEBACK.  Wife of Roger Paul "Joe" MIZEUR. 


Married:  17 Sep 1966.


Our Sons:  Chadwick P, Matthew L, Luke J.


3963

3964

2E

13

Mizeur

Roger Paul "Joe"

31 May 1944

23 May 2015

Husband of Jane Ellen (VIEBACK) MIZEUR. 


Married:  17 Sep 1966.


Son of Orville F & Norma T MIZEUR. 


Our Sons:  Chadwick P, Matthew L, Luke J.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3963

3964

2E

13

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.