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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  03 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

Padgett

Ella M

8 Jun 1889

9 Nov 1971

nee WHITE.  Wife of James L PADGETT. 


Daughter of William & Mary (SPRINKLE) WHITE.

9527

2A

1

Padgett

Jack W

25 Jan 1927

20 Jun 2017

Husband of Patricia R (ROBERSON) PADGETT. 


Married 26 Jun 1955


Son of Arthur W & Florence A (MONTGOMERY) PADGETT.


“Our Daughters:  Karen L, Beverly A” 


US Army WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

11003

11004

2D

15

Padgett

James Leslie

9 Feb 1892

16 Oct 1974

Husband of Ella M (WHITE) PADGETT. 


Son of  Luther Lyman & Louella (HEDDEN) PADGETT.

9527

2A

1

Padgett

Lois F

29 Mar 1913

8 Jan 2002

nee MURLEY.  Wife of W H “Bill” PADGETT. 


Married 11 Apr 1931


Daughter of Earl & Ada (SCOTT) MURLEY.


“Mom”

9948

2A

8

Padgett

Patricia R

10 Mar 1931

20 Sep 2004

nee ROBERSON.  Wife of Jack W PADGETT. 


Married 26 Jun 1955.


“Our Daughters:  Karen L, Beverly A”

11003

11004

2D

15

Padgett

Robert L

2 Jul 1935

15 Jun 2015

Husband of Joann (MITCHELL) PADGETT.  


US Air Force, Korea. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3983

2E

17

Padgett

William  H “Bill”

28 Mar 1912

21 Jul 1981

Husband of Lois F (MURLEY) PADGETT. 


Married 11 Apr 1931


Son of Luthery Lyman & Luatl (TURPEN) PADGETT.


“Dad”

9948

2A

8

Parker

Don E

7 Feb 1947

31 Oct 2014

Husband of Sue Ellen (CARNAHAN) PARKER. 


Son of Edmond O & Helen (LOVELESS) PARKER.


“Our Children:  Jennifer b. 21 Mar 1974; Rebecca b. 31 May 1980”  


Sgt., US Air Force, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0027

0028

2E

12

Parker

Mary Evelyn

1924

1977

--

9185

1E

5

Parker

Sue Ellen

2 Jan 1950

--

nee CARNAHAN.  Wife of Don E PARKER.


“Our Children:  Jennifer b. 21 Mar 1974; Rebecca b. 31 May 1980

0027

0028

2E

12

Parmenter

Charles A

13 May 1908

26 Oct 1988

Husband of Shirley A PARMENTER.


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

9431

9432

1F

4

Parmenter

Dorothy M

11 Apr 1924

11 Aug 2009

nee HUGHES.  Wife of Harlan E PARMENTER.  Married 22 Nov 1946.  Daughter of Levi & Bertha (LYNCH) HUGHES.


“Mother” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10255

2D

1

Parmenter

E Blanche

4 Dec 1889

21 Jun 1979

Wife of Milo A PARMENTER.

9430

1F

4

Parmenter

Harlan E

29 Oct 1921

27Apr 2012

Husband of Dorothy M (HUGHES) PARMENTER.  Married 22 Nov 1946.  Son of Milo A & Blanche (McCOWN) PARMENTER. 


SSgt., US Army Air Corps, WW II.



“Father” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10255

2D

1

Parmenter

Milo A

18 Jan 1888

6 Aug 1978

Husband of E Blanche PARMENTER.

9430

1F

4

Parmenter

Shirley A

22 Apr 1914

1 Sep 1992

Wife of Charles A PARMENTER.

9431

1F

4

Parrinello

Eutheta A

14 Aug 1920

2 Jan 2003

“Mother – Grandma”

11078

2D

19

Passwater

Rex L

24 Aug 1904

25 Mar 1986

Husband of Shirley E PASSWATER.

9684

2A

4

Passwater

Shirley E

30 May 1908

4 Nov 1982

Wife of Rex L PASSWATER.

9684

2A

4

Patel

Dhanuben D

9 Sep 1943

17 Feb 1997

“Wife & Mother”

10296

2D

4

Patterson

David A

12 Oct  1949

--

Husband of Deborah J PATTERSON.

Married 27 Dec 1971.

1559

2E

18

Patterson

Deborah J

26 Jul 1953

--

Wife of David A PATTERSON.  Married 27 Dec 1971.

1559

2E

18

Patterson

Harry, Jr.

2 Nov 1919

14 Apr 1963

Indiana, 1st Sgt., 163rd Field Arty. Bn, WW II.

9528

2A

1

Patterson

Herbert E

23 Apr 1922

30 Apr 2004

Husband of June Allene (WIREY) PATTERSON.

S Sgt., US Army, WW II.

“Survivor of Pearl Harbor, Dec 7 1941

1495

2E

2

Patterson

Jerry Michael

30 Apr 1941

25 May 1996

Husband of Sandra Kaye PATTERSON.  Married 3 Oct 1964.

“Our Boys:  Dan, Tim, Mark, Michael”

ETR2, US Navy, US Navy.

10143

10144

2C

1

Patterson

June Allene

15 Jun 1920

22 Oct 2011

nee WIREY.  Wife of Herbert E PATTERSON.  Daughter of  Mary E WIREY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1495

2E

2

Patterson

Mary Amanda

15 Jul 1978

2 Nov 1997

Daughter of Jerry & Linda PATTERSON.

11134

2D

23

Patterson

Sandra Kaye

4 Apr 1942

--

Wife of Jerry Michael PATTESON.  Married 3 Oct 1964.

“Our Boys:  Dan, Tim, Mark, Michael”

10143

10144

2C

1

Peacock

John

20 Aug 1830

5 Nov 1907

Husband of Mahala PEACOCK.

“Father”

8274

8275

1B

9

Peacock

Mahala

27 Dec 1828

2 Oct 1895

Wife of John PEACOCK.

“Mother”

8277

8278

1B

9

Peacock

Mariah O

1864

1929

--

8273

1B

9

Peacock

Mary C

24 Nov 1855

?

--

(Bottom of stone is buried.)

8279

1B

9

Pearson

Charles O

1908

1977

Husband of Lenora PEARSON.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

9998

2B

2

Pearson

Lenora

1913

1988

Wife of Charles O PEARSON.

9998

2B

2

Peek

Ann V

11 Nov 1952

--

Wife of David L PEEK.  Married 30 Nov 1974.

11082

2D

20

Peek

David L

16 Dec 1942

13 Aug 1996

Husband of Ann V PEEK.  Married 30 Nov 1974.

11082

2D

20

Pemberton

Elinor E

1 Feb 1908

10 Oct 1990

Wife of George L PEMBERTON.

9808

2A

6

Pemberton

Eugene W “Uncle Gene”

23 ep 1924

31 Jul 1985

--

9806

2A

6

Pemberton

George L

1 Dec 1905

9 Aug 1984

Husband of Elinor E PEMBERTON.

9808

2A

6

Per????

?

15 Sep 183?

25 Oct 187?

(Stone is badly worn.)

7806

1C

9

Perry

Candace L “Candy”

24 Dec 1956

1 Apr 1991

Wife of Timothy R “Tim” PERRY.  Married 2 Jul 1977.

“Parents of:  Carly & Jacob”

10210

10211

2C

6

Perry

George J

4 Oct 1918

9 Feb 1986

Husband of Voris J PERRY.  Married 26 Oct 1945.

“Parents of:  Bobbi, Lana, Kathy, Tim and Tom”

S/Sgt., 79th Div., 314th Inf. Co. C, US Army WW II.

23 Jun 19422 Oct 1945

10186

10187

2C

5

Perry

Jean A

15 Sep 1958

--

Wife of Ronald L PERRY.  Married 12 Mar 1999.

10236

2C

11

Perry

Ronald L

18 Jun 1949

2 Jul 2003

Husband of Jean A PERRY.  Married 12 Mar 1999.

10236

2C

11

Perry

Timothy R “Tim”

6 Mar 1956

--

Husband of Candace L “Candy” PERRY.  Married 2 Jul 1977.

“Parents of:  Carly & Jacob”

10210

10211

2C

6

Perry

Voris J

1 Mar 1925

--

Wife of George J PERRY.  Married 26 Oct 1945.

“Parents of:  Bobbi, Lana, Kathy, Tim and Tom”

10186

2C

5

Perryman

Cynthia Lynn

8 Nov 1951

3 Dec 1999

nee ROBB.  Daughter of Joanne ROBB.

“Mother of J C”

7754

1C

7

Peterson

Harold R "Pete"

29 May 1927

--

Husband of Patricia L "Pat" PETERSON.  Married 25 Jun 1950. 

US Army, WW II & Korea.

1519

2E

4

Peterson

Patricia L "Pat"

23 Aug 1932

--

Wife of Harold R "Pete"  PETERSON.  Married 25 Jun 1950.

1519

2E

4

Peyton

Everett R “Lefty”

22 Dec 1922

2 Jun 1998

Husband of Virginian R PEYTON.  Married 4 Apr 1942.


Pfc., US Army, WW II.  Purple Heart.

9972

9973

2B

1

Peyton

Virginia R

13 Sep 1927

30 Jun 1992

Wife of Everett R “Lefty” PEYTON.  Married 4 Apr 1942.

9972

2B

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.