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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 28 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

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Row

Rabold

Annes M

27 Jun 1902

14 Sep 1972

Added from cemetery records and obituary. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found or identified.
 

1E

2

Rafferty

Pearl E

1885

1937

“Mother”

9061

1E

2

Rainbolt

Barbara A

21 Apr 1939

15 May 2001

Daughter of Mary F HENKE.

9926

2A

8

Rainbolt

Dayna Shalyn

24 Oct 1997

25 Oct 2013

Daughter of Daniel & Davarna (SCHUESSLER) RAINBOLT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1351

2A

8

Rainey

Bernice Lea “Aunt Rea”

16 Feb 1920

31 Oct 2012

nee CUNNIGHAM.  Wife of James Alva RAINEY.  Married 14 Dec 1938.  Daughter of Charles & Glea (HENLEY) CUNNINGHAM. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4445

9521

2A

1

Rainey

James Alva “Uncle Al”

19 Feb 1917

2 Aug 1979

Husband of Bernice Lea (CUNNINGHAM) RAINEY.  Married 14 Dec 1938.   Son of Charles & Maggie (DENTON) RAINEY.

4445

9521

2A

1

Ransford

Donald H

8 Nov 1921

12 Jan 1945

Son of Roscoe Murry "Merrs" RANSFORD & Mary Ethel (DAVIS) RANSFORD MILLER.


Indiana, Pvt., 27 Field Arty.

9437

1F

4

Ransford

Ethel Mary

3 May 1919

30 Jun 1989

Wife of Harold D RANSFORD.  Married 24 Nov 1934.

10068

2B

5

Ransford

Harold D

25 Jun 1915

15 May 1992

Husband of Ethel M RANSFORD.  Married 24 Nov 1934


Son of Roscoe Murry "Merrs" RANSFORD & Mary Ethel (DAVIS) RANSFORD MILLER.

10068

2B

5

Ransford

Linda S

29 Jul 1947

29 Jul 1947

--

9499

1F

7

Ransford

Roscoe Murry  "Merrs"

28 Jul 1884

16 Nov 1939

First husband of Mary Ethel (DAVIS) RANSFORD MILLER. 


Son of William Harvey & Sarah Melcina(PHILLIPPE) RANSFORD.


“Father”

9438

1F

4

Ready

Andrea Nichole

19 Apr 1981

8 Feb 1982

Daughter of Bill & Elaine READY.

10150

2C

2

Reavis

Madaline J

1915

1992

Wife of Steve B E REAVIS.

7970

1C

17

Reavis

Steve B E

1914

1958

Husband of Madaline J REAVIS.

7970

1C

17

Rector

Ada

31 Mar 1900

28 Nov 1945

nee LYNN.

9293

1E

7

Rector

Charles Bert

18 Oct 1892

25 Apr 1973

Husband of Julia A RECTOR, 2nd.  Son of Hiram & Martha Abatine (SHAKLEFORD) RECTOR. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9294

1E

7

Rector

Hiram

23 Sep 1855

22 Jun 1946

Husband of Martha A (SHAKLEFORD) RECTOR.  Son of John Wesley & Emily (GILMORE) RECTOR.

9292

1E

7

Rector

Julia A

6 Feb 1894

14 Apr 1978

Second wife of Charles Bert RECTOR.

9295

1E

7

Rector

Martha A

7 Aug 1861

31 Jan 1945

nee SHAKLEFORD.  Wife of Hiram RECTOR.  Daughter of George L & Sarah (ROGERS) SHAKLEFORD.

9292

1E

7

Redman

Emily Tichenor

--

27 Aug 1898

Aged 78 Years.

8697

1B

17

Redman

Mary Daugherty

1879

1912

nee DAUGHERTY.  Wife of Charles REDMAN.

8768

1D

3

Redman

Nelle L

1886

1978

Wife of Oscar R REDMAN.

9191

1E

5

Redman

Oscar R

1885

1961

Husband of Nelle L REDMAN.

9191

1E

5

Reed

Stephen Allen

12 Jun 1981

13 Nov 2014

Husband of Nikki (WILLIAMS) REED. 


Son of Rev. Daniel & Melissa (TRUSSELL) REED. 


(Click here to view obiuary.)

0012

2E

3

Reeser

Essie S

1884

1962

Wife of Wayne A REESER.

“Mother”

9688

2A

4

Reeser

Hampton

1884

1967

--

9689

2A

4

Reeser

Wayne A

1882

1965

Husband of Essie S REESER.

“Father”

9688

2A

4

Rembe

Barbara Jean

25 Oct 1932

15 Nov 2017

nee HITCH.  Wife of ? WILSON &  Mike REMBE.  


Daughter of Harrison & Lela (CHRISTMAS) HITCH.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Reneer

James W

25 Jul 1933

--

Husband of Patsy J RENEER.  Married 21 Dec 1950.

9327

1E

8

Reneer

Patsy J

15 Apr 1932

--

Wife of James W RENEER.  Married 21 Dec 1950.

9327

1E

8

Renner

Leonard E

7 May 1928

18 Jun 1986

Husband of Naomi J RENNER.


Cpl., US Army, Korea.

10188

10189

2C

5

Renner

Naomi J

30 Jun 1951

--

Wife of Leonard E RENNER.

10188

2C

5

Reynolds

John W W

22 Mar 1881

24 Nov 1883

Son of Richard & Hannah J (WALLACE) REYNOLDS.

8160

1B

6

Reynolds

Lydia

6 Feb 1812

17 Sep 1894

nee COTTRELL.  Wife of Miles L REYNOLDS. 


(Note:  Reported birth place is Monmouth County, New Jersey.)

8156

1B

6

Reynolds

Michalle

23 Jan 1849

25 Feb 1880

Son of Miles L & Lydia (COTTRELL) REYNOLDS.

8159

1B

6

Reynolds

Miles L

17 Sep 1802

17 Sep 1877

Husband of Lydia (COTTRELL) REYNOLDS.


(Note:  Reported birth place is Monmouth County, New Jersey.  Same source reports birth date as 17 Aug 1802.)


8156

1B

6

Rhoderick

Isaac Franklin

14 May 1887

1962

Husband of Zelpha May (McQUEARY)  RODERICK.

9549

2A

1

Rhoderick

Jason Bradley

24 May 1970

12 Apr 1972

--

9828

2A

6

Rhoderick

Zelpha May

28 Aug 1882

11 Dec 1958

nee McQUARY.  Wife of Isaac Franklin RHODERICK. 


Daughter of Laura J McQUARY.

9549

2A

1

Richards

Bessie

29 Jun 1886

1 Aug 1886

Daughter of Thomas J & Louisa “Lou” (TICHENOR) RICHARDS.

8591

1B

15

Richards

Louisa “Lou” Tichenor

4 Oct 1862

31 Dec 1898

nee TICHENOR.  Wife of Thomas J RICHARDS.

8589

1B

15

Rice

Truman C

6 Jan 1936

28 Apr 2015

SP3, US Army, Korea. 



(Click here to view obituary.)

3980

3981

2E

17

Richardson

Evelyn

23 Oct 1917

10 Jul 1970

Wife of Orien RICHARDSON.

9156

1E

5

Richardson

J Thomas

1871

1932

Husband of Minerva A RICHARDSON.

7969

1C

17

Richardson

Laurel Rose

--

1 Nov 1930

(On same monument base as Marjorie Olive ALVIS.)

8255

1B

9

Richardson

Mary Katherine

3 May 1926

4 Oct 2017

nee WILEY.  Wife of John RICHARDSON. 


Daughter of Horace & Jane (CONNER) WILEY.


“Mother of:  Jane Ann, Jonnie Kay, Larry Alvin, Gary Wiley, Michael John” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9880

9881

2A

7

Richardson

Minerva A

1882

1963

Wife of J Thomas RICHARDSON.

7969

1C

17

Richardson

Orien

27 Aug 1906

30 Jul 1985

Husband of Evelyn RICHARDSON.

9156

1E

5

Richeson

Nora

25 Dec  1898

21 Dec 1978

nee HOBSON.  Wife of Walter W RICHESON,1st; ? STOTT, 2nd; and John Gilbert DEGENHART, 3rd, married 14 Jul 1943.  Daughter of Wilfred & Sarah F (PITTMAN) HOBSON.  Born in Orange County, Indiana.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9011

1E

1

Richeson

Sharon Marcheta

3 Oct 1926

--

Wife of Walter William "Bill" RICHESON. 


Married 24 Aug 1949.


Our Children:  Kyle, Kirbe, Susan.


0029

0030

2E

12

Richeson

Walter W

1887

1925

Husband of Nora (HOBSON) RICHESON DEGENHART.

9011

1E

1

Richeson

Walter William "Bill"

16 Sep 1921

30 Mar 2014

Husband of Sharon MARCHETA RICHESON. 


Married 24 Aug 1949.


Son of Walker W RICHESON & Nora (HOBSON)  RICHESON DEGENHART. 


Our Children:  Kyle, Kirbe, Susan.


SSgt. US Army, WW II.   BSM, PH.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0029

0030

2E

12

Richey

Jerry D

5 Oct 1936

10 Jun 1994

Husband of Ellen Joyce RICHEY.
US Navy

10332

2D

6

Riley

Dolores “Nanny”

25 jul 1934

19 May 2009

Wife of Bob “Apoo” RILEY.  Married 6 Apr 1952

10102

2B

6

Riley

Glenn D

22 Mar 1916

9 Sep 1989

Husband of Maxine RILEY.  Married 1 May 1941.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

9219

9220

1E

6

Riley

Joseph A

31 Dec 1922

3 Jun 1995

Husband of Wilma J RILEY.  Married 26 May 1950.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

10078

10079

2B

5

Riley

Maxine

26 Sep 1919

9 Feb 2008

Wife of Glenn D RILEY.  Married 1 May 1941.

9219

1E

6

Riley

Robert D "Bob" “Apoo”

24 Nov 1929

22 Jan 2013

Husband of Dolores “Nanny” RILEY.  Married 6 Apr 1952.  Son of Albert & Bessie Ruth (ADKINS) RILEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10102

2B

6

Riley

Robert Steven

3 Jun 1956

4 May 1992

Husband of Maude RILEY.  Son of Robert “Apoo” & Dolores “Nanny” RILEY.


“Father of:  Tina, Stephanie, Josh, Justin.”

10103

10104

2B

6

Riley

Ronald P

12 Dec 1947

16 Feb 1984

Son of Glenn D & Maxine RILEY.


SP5, US Army, Vietnam.

9221

9222

1E

6

Riley

Sandra Kay

26 Jan 1946

4 Mar 1975

“Wife”

9804

2A

6

Riley

Wilma J

10 Jul 1929

--

Wife of Joseph A RILEY.  Married 26 May 1950.

10078

2B

5

Rinehart

Lottie V

1894

1985

(On same stone as Talmai H RINEHART.)

8423

1B

12

Rinehart

Talmai H

1892

1963

(On same stone as Lottie V RINEHART.)

8423

1B

12

Ringham

Joanna

16 Mar 1931

22 May 2015

nee WHITE.  Wife of Russell Logan RINGHAM, Jr.  Married 26 Dec 1947


Daughter of Kenneth & Etta Leona WHITE.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Ringham

Russell Logan, Jr.

21 Feb 1927

15 May 2010

Husband of Joanna (WHITE) RINGHAM.  Married 26 Dec 1947.


US Navy, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Risley

Mary L

10 Mar 1920

2 Nov 1992

--

9114

1E

3

Ritchie

Charlotte Sue

26 Dec 1947

22 Sep 2014

Daughter of Charles F RITCHIE & Mary Lou RITCHIE SKELTON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4000

2F

1

Ritchie

Florence

9 Nov 1887

13 Oct 1964

Wife of Will RITCHIE.

9657

2A

3

Ritchie

Will

12 Feb 1886

27 Mar 1964

Husband of Florence RITCHIE.

9657

2A

3

Ritchson

Lillie

1899

1976

--

9010

1E

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.