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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   12 Apr 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

Pharo

George Mac

22 Apr 1918

29 Nov 1985

Husband of Norma (BOYLE) PHARO.

1st Lt., US Army, WW II.


10277

10278

2D

3

Pharo

Norma Boyle

19 Nov 1930

12 Feb 2009

nee BOYLE.  Wife of George Mac PHARO.

10277

2D

3

Phelps

John Nelson

30 Nov 1884

17 Apr 1969

Husband of Julie M (COLEMAN) PHELPS. 


Son of Samuel & Sarah Jane (BLOOD) PHELPS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.   (Cemetery Lot 50.)  
 

?

?

Phelps

Julie M

29 Sep 1886

10 Nov 1973

nee COLEMAN.  Wife of John Nelson PHELPS. 


Daughter of Joseph E & Hanner (FARRIS) COLEMAN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.  (Cemetery Lot 50.) 
 

?

?

Phelps

Loran Louis

1920

1991

Husband of Mary E PHELPS.  Married 16 Jan 1946.


TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

9893

2A

7

Phelps

Loretta Ann

11 Mar 1952

11 Mar 2015

Daughter of Loran Louis & Mary E PHELPS. 


Sister of William Louis PHELPS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0032

2E

13

Phelps

Mary E

1922

1978

Wife of Loran Louis PHELPS.  Married 16 Jan 1946.

9893

2A

7

Phelps

Vivian L

11 Jan 1919

20 Feb 1989

Wife of William L PHELPS.

11027

2D

16

Phelps

William L

9 May 1918

26 Dec 2006

Husband of Vivian L PHELPS.  Son of John Nelson & Julia (COLEMAN) PHELPS. 




(Click here to view obituary.)

11027

2D

16

Phelps

William Louis

28 Jul 1953

--

Son of Loran Louis & Mary E PHELPS. 


Brother of Loretta Ann PHELPS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0032

2E

13

Phillips

Asa E

7 Jan 1893

28 Oct 1955

Husband of Mary O PHILLIPS.

“Father”

9735

2A

5

Phillips

Charles Max

15 Feb 1931

20 Feb 1997

Husband of Ina Marie PHILLIPS.

Pfc., US Marine Corps, Korea.

1668

9900

2A

7

Phillips

Connie A Provines

2 Jul 1952

19 Dec 2003

--

8163

1B

6

Phillips

Elizabeth Chardale

19 May 1983

19 May 1983

Infant daughter of Eddie & Charlene DeAnn (BUTTS) PHILLIPS.

10166

2C

3

Phillips

Ellen V

23 Jun 1893

13 Sep 1976

Wife of Herbert PHILLIPS.

9673

2A

4

Phillips

Herbert

14 Mar 1889

3 Sep 1967

Husband of Ellen V PHILLIPS.

Indiana, Pfc., 9th Ammo Train, WW I.

9673

9674

2A

4

Phillips

Ina Marie

2 Aug 1935

8 Apr 2009

nee HARTLEY.  Wife of Charles Max PHILLIPS, 1st, married 13 Oct 1960; and Dale EDWARDS, 2nd, married 16 Jan 2005.  Daughter of Golden & Elva (SLINKER) HARTLEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1668

2A

7

Phillips

J Cornelius

11 Mar 1903

27 Dec 1981

Husband of May (MOSER) PHILLIPS.

9910

2A

7

Phillips

Madelon P

9 Apr 1920

26 Dec 1995

Wife of Marshall W PHILLIPS.  Married 18 Jul 1941.

9875

2A

7

Phillips

Marshall W

15 Nov 1916

8 Mar 1988

Husband of Madelon P PHILLIPS.  Married 18 Jul 1941.

1st Sgt., US Army, WW II.

9875

9876

2A

7

Phillips

Mary O

16 Feb 1898

6 Sep 1994

Wife of Asa E PHILLIPS.

“Mother”

9735

2A

5

Phillips

May Moser

7 May 1905

9 Nov 1997

Wife of J Cornelius PHILLIPS.

9910

2A

7

Pickett

Charles C

1902

1972

Husband of Margaret B PICKETT.

9793

2A

6

Pickett

Chester A

23 Nov 1913

24 Jun 1988

Husband of Opal F PICKETT.

“Father”

10445

2D

10

Pickett

Edgar

1916

1919

Son of George W & Mattie J PICKETT.

8100

1B

4

Pickett

George W

1868

1938

Husband of Mattie J PICKETT.

8100

1B

4

Pickett

Jack A

31 Oct 1948

--

Husband of Karen S (RESENBECK. PICKETT.


Married 13 Dec 1970.

10492

2D

13

Pickett

Karen S

15 Apr 1945

21 Sep 2016

nee RESENBECK.  Wife of Jack A PICKETT. 


Married 13 Dec 1970


Daughter of William RESENBECK & Anita (ELDRIDGE) RESENBECK GENTRY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10492

2D

13

Pickett

Margaret B

1896

1992

Wife of Charles C PICKETT.

9793

2A

6

Pickett

Mattie J

1873

1960

Wife of George W PICKETT.

8100

1B

4

Pickett

Opal F

16 Apr 1926

29 Sep 1991

Wife of Chester A PICKETT.


“Mother”

10445

2D

10

Pierce

David H

--

31 Mar 1894

Husband of Mary E (WOODS) PIERCE, 1st, married 1 Aug 1866; and Sarah A (McCULLOUGH) PIERCE, 2nd, married 28 Sep 1870.


Age:  54 years.


Corporal, Co. F, 33rd Reg. Indiana Inf.

8225

1B

8

Pierce

George W

1882

1929

--

8980

1D

12

Pierce

James W

1867

1954

Husband of Lelia B PIERCE.

9123

1E

4

Pierce

Lelia B

1868

1950

Wife of James W PIERCE.

9123

1E

4

Pierce

Mae H

17 Jan 1909

18 Nov 1992

Wife of Tom N PIERCE.  Married 20 Jan 1934.

8890

1D

8

Pierce

Mary

abt May 1854

--

nee UTLEY.  Second wife of Nathan PIERCE.  Married 11 Nov 1880.

8961

1D

11

Pierce

Nathan

18 Dec 1846

1 Feb 1929

Husband of Nancy (McCARTY) PIERCE, 1st, married 20 FEb 1868; and Mary (UTLEY) PIERCE, 2nd, married 11 Nov 1804

Indiana, Pvt., Co. B, 65th Reg. Indiana Inf., Civil War.

8961

8962

1D

11

Pierce

Tom N

25 Nov 1907

22 Aug 1999

Husband of Mae H PIERCE.  Married 20 Jan 1934.

8890

1D

8

Pierce

William B

abt 1838

--

Wife of Jane (McCARTY) PIERCE.  Married 27 Feb 1867.

Corp’l. Co. F, 33rd Reg. Indiana Inf.

8902

1D

9

Pierson

Charles N

1866

1935

--

9161

1E

5

Pilant

Joseph B

21 Mar 1858

16 Jun 1922

Husband of Margaret PILANT. 


Son of John Robert PILANT & Elizabeth J (WILCOX) PILANT FRY.

8557

1B

15

Pilant

Margaret C

4 Apr 1852

8 Jan 1924

nee CLARK.  Wife of Joseph B PILANT. 


Daughter of Orlando & Margaret C CLARK. 


Buried here: 9 Jan 1924.

No headstone found or identified.

1B

15

Pinkston

Lillian Elizabeth “Lil”

25 Sep 1927

1 Sep 2013

nee BRUCE.  Wife of Dr. Richard Harvey “Doc” PINKSTON. 


Daughter of William & Eva (WILEY) BRUCE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1600

2D

10

Pinkston

Richard Harvey “Doc,” D.V.M.

29 Jul 1926

6 Feb 2012

Husband of Lillian Elizabeth “Lil” PINKSTON.  Married 9 Jul 1965.  Son of Finley & Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" (ANDERSON) PINKSTON.


US Army, Korea. 



(Click here to view obituary.)


1600

2D

10

Polk

Alyce F

1896

1997

Daughter of Claude C & Laura B POLK.

7915

1C

15

Polk

Claiborn

20 Jun 1811

20 Sep 1901

Husband of Mary POLK.

8315

1B

10

Polk

Claude C

1876

--

Husband of Larura B POLK,

7915

1C

15

Polk

Fannie

--

6 Aug 1873

Aged 13 Years.

8625

1B

16

Polk

Flossie

14 Oct 1896

6 Mar 1907

--

8610

1B

16

Polk

Frances  "Fannie" H

25 Jul 1851

19 Oct 1933

nee HUDLESON.  Third wife of Francis M POLK.  Married 3 May 1889.  


Daughter of Moses & Susannah (PAYNE) HUDELSON.

8611

1B

16

Polk

Francis M

1850

(13 Feb 1849)

15 Oct 1888

Husband of Frances "Fannie" H (HUDELSON) POLK.

8612

1B

16

Polk

Henry H

16 Aug 1886

19 Jan 1887

--

8613

1B

16

Polk

Julia A

1 Aug 1857

29 Dec 1879

nee BROWN.  Frist wife of Feilix M POLK.  Married 16 Oct 1873.

8614

1B

16

Polk

Laura B

1878

1921

Wife of Claude C POLK.

7915

1C

15

Polk

Mary

4 May 1818

23 Jan 1900

Wife of Claiborn POLK.

8315

1B

10

Pollock

David Fredrick

10 Nov 1939

16 Nov 1939

Infant son of Ernest & Mildred (POWELL) POLLOCK.

9440

1F

4

Potts

Joseph Henry

4 May 1902

17 Apr 1976

Husband of Opal Lee (BROOKS) POTTS. 


Son of William & Orenia (GILMORE) POTTS.

9831

2A

6

Potts

Opal Lee

20 Oct 1909

1 Feb 2001

nee BROOKS.  Wife of Joseph Henry POTTS. 


Daughter of Henry Allen & Lela Etha (ALEXANDER) BROOKS.

9831

2A

6

Powers

Dovie C

29 Sep 1892

19 Feb 1984

nee GARWOOD.  Wife of George W POWERS.   


Married:  29 Jun 1920.


Daughter of William W & Mary (MILLER) GARWOOD.

9570

2A

2

Powers

George W

6 Aug 1891

13 Mar 1959

Husband of Dovie C (GARWOOD) POWERS. 


Married:  29 Jun 1920.


Son of Jackson "Jack" & Mary Elizabeth (EDEN) POWERS.


Indiana, Cpl., Co. M, 152nd Infantry, WW I, PH.

9570

9571

2A

2

Preston

Bessie E

1894

4 May 1988

Wife of Stancil O WILLIAMS, 1st; and ? PRESTON, 2nd.

“Mother”


(Note:  See also "WILLIAMS, Bessie E.")

7887

1C

13

Price

Brenda J

2 Sep 1946

--

Wife of "Michael V PRICE.

“Father of Michelle & Troy”

9865

2A

7

Price

David H

?

?

Civil War. 

(Note:  Added from 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.)

No headstone found or identified.
 

?

?

Price

Herschel Vern

26 Jun 1921

12 Sep 1998

Husband of Nina M PRICE.  Married 14 Jun 1943.


TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

9862

9864

2A

7

Price

Michael V

17 Aug 1943

14 Sep 1975

Husband of Brenda J PRICE.


“Father of Michelle & Troy”

9865

2A

7

Price

Nicholas Adam

26 Aug 1978

26 Jan 1982

Son of Rick & Rebecca PRICE.

10149

2C

2

Price

Nina M

5 Feb 1923

20 Jun 2009

Wife of Herschel Vern PRICE.  Married 14 Jun 1943.

9862

2A

7

Price

Vaughn "Jake"

27 Oct 1923

4 Jun 2015

Husband of Berenice (BLANKENBERGER) PRICE. 


Son of Herschel & Tina (LEWIS) PRICE. 


My Children:  Larry, Rick, Garvin, Kim, Missy.  Stepdaughter:  Rita.


1st Sgt., Co. D, 506th, 101st Airborne Division, US Army, WW II. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4049

4050

2C

2

Pridgen

Alicia Michelle

25 Mar 1969

14 Mar 2009

Daughter of Sue DEFFENDALL.

11174

2E

4

Pritchett

Charles W

1854

1923

Husband of Mary J PRITCHETT.

8417

1B

12

Pritchett

Glenn D

1897

1946

Son of Charles W & Mary J PRITCHETT.

8418

1B

12

Pritchett

Mary J

1856

1950

Wife of Charles W PRITCHETT.

8417

1B

12

Pritchett

Nelson

1882

1916

Son of Charles W & Mary J PRITCHETT.

8416

1B

12

Pugh

Brenda S

5 Feb 1950

26 Jun 2006

nee MORROW.

11282

2F

1

Pugh

Owen E

18 Sep 1944

3 Jun 2014

Husband of Mary PUGH. 


Son of George L & Kathleen (ARNOLD) PUGH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1302

2F

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.