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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 07 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-

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Row

Saladin

Juste J

20 Feb 1916

4 Feb 1997

Husband of Talma B SALADIN.

9821

2A

6

Saladin

Talma B

20 May 1919

26 Mar 1999

Wife of Juste J SALADIN.

9821

2A

6

Sampley

Mary McCarty

12 Nov 1902

7 Apr 1971

“Mother”

8083

1B

3

Sanders

Joe Ann

31 Mar 1928

18 Nov 1999

Wife of Ledford Jack SANDERS. 


Married 18 Jan 1947.

0124

1C

18

Sanders

Ledford Jack

23 Nov 1926

16 Dec 2014

Husband of Joe Ann SANDERS. 


Married 18 Jan 1947


Son of Ledford J & Brookie SANDERS, Sr.


US Army, WW II.

 


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0124

0125

1C

18

Saylor

Betty A

18 May 1938

--

Wife of John F SAYLOR, Jr. 


Married 7 Sep 1963.


0120

2A

5

Saylor

Carol M

24 oct 1943

--

Wife of Jerry A SAYLOR.  Married 24 Dec 1962.

8824

1D

6

Saylor

Elizabeth S

1880

1959

“Mother”

9628

2A

3

Saylor

Emma

10 Jul 1873

17 Jan 1892

--

8152

1B

6

Saylor

Gladys F

10 Feb 1905

9 Jan 1970

Wife of John L SAYLOR.

9730

2A

5

Saylor

Jerry A

7 Oct 1942

--

Husband of Carol M SAYLOR.  Married 24 Dec 1862.

8824

1D

6

Saylor

John F

10 Jun 1915

14 Sep 1991

Husband of Marjorie N SAYLOR.  Married 2 Aug 1935.

8824

1D

6

Saylor

John F, Jr.

11 Oct 1940

17 May 2014

Husband of Betty A SAYLOR. 


Married 7 Sep 1963.


Son of John F & Marjorie N SAYLOR,


US Navy Seabees, Vietnam. 



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0120

2A

5

Saylor

John L

26 Apr 1903

8 Jan 1988

Husband of Gladys F SAYLOR.

9730

2A

5

Saylor

Laura Ena

7 Apr 1891

7 May 1960

Wife of Vesper SAYLOR.

8154

1B

6

Saylor

Lloyd E

26 Feb 1914

26 Mar 1914

Son of Vesper & Laura Ena SAYLOR.

8153

1B

6

Saylor

Marjorie N

19 May 1920

14 Feb 1999

Wife of John F SAYLOR.  Married 2 Aug 1935.

8824

1D

6

Saylor

Rebecca Jo

--

4 Dec 1965

Infant daughter of John F & Betty A SAYLOR, Jr.

9765

2A

5

Saylor

Vesper

9 Sep 1890

2 Jan 1968

Husband of Laura Ena SAYLOR.

8154

1B

6

Scales

Donald Howard, Sr.

27 Jan 1936

18 Dec 2016

Husband of Peggy S (BREWER) SCALES.


Married 14 Feb 1959. 


Son of Howard & Edna Madeline (MILLER) SCALES.


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3937

2E

5

Scales

Peggy S

29 Mar 1937

7 Dec 2014

nee BREWER.  Wife of Donald Howard SCALES, Sr.  


Married 14 Feb 1959.


Daughter of Harold & Martha (PICKETT) BREWER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3937

2E

5

Schettler

Donna

17 Sep 1912

16 Jul 1964

Wife of Fred A SCHETTLER.

9514

2A

1

Schettler

Fred A

6 Mar 1904

23 Aug 1964

Husband of Donna m SCHETTLER.

9514

2A

1

Schmidt

E Hazel

28 Aug 1907

9 May 1986

Wife of Floyd N SCHMIDT.

9610

2A

2

Schmidt

Floyd E "Bud"

1 Oct 1929

27 Jun 1993

Husband of Patricia Ann (ANDERSON) SCHMIDT.  Married 19 Aug 1950.

“Our Children:  Dana K, Kristil A, Kurt A, Ingrid E, Paul C, Barbara J, Lana P”

10490

2D

13

Schmidt

Floyd N

19 Dec 1903

9 Aug 1991

Husband of E Hazel SCHMIDT.

9610

2A

2

Schmidt

Helen Joyce

24 Jan 1929

--

Wife of John William SCHMIDT.

9611

2A

2

Schmidt

Jerry L

4 Sep 1931

9 Nov 2002

Pfc., US Army, Korea.

9962

9963

2B

1

Schmidt

John William

6 Feb 1928

8 Apr 2004

Husband of Helen Joyce SCHMIDT.

9611

2A

2

Schmidt

Patricia Ann

24 May 1930

18 Apr 2011

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of Floyd E "Bud" SCHMIDT.


Married 19 Aug 1950


Daughter of Ralph R & Helen I (MORGAN) ANDERSON.


“Our Children:  Dana K, Kristil A, Kurt A, Ingrid E, Paul C, Barbara J, Lana P"

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10490

2D

13

Schmidt

Paul B

19 Apr 1902 

6 Apr 1942

First husband of Hazel (HUNT) SCHMIDT SHOOP.

9198

1E

5

Schnarr

Richard L

14 May 1927

9 Nov 1971

Husband of Verna C SCHNARR.

9663

2A

3

Schnarr

Verna C

12 Nov 1933

--

Wife of Richard L SCHNARR.

9663

2A

3

Schuster

Amelia E

19 Dec 1920

--

Wife of Morris W SCHUSTER.

10386

2D

8

Schuster

Morris W

7 Dec 1923

27 Apr 2001

Husband of Amelia E SCHUSTER.


Cpl., US Army, WW II.

10386

10387

2D

8

Scott

Carrie Northern

9 Apr 1886

20 Sep 1954

nee MOSBY. 


Daughter of John & Rebecca (CASSIDY) MOSBY.

9589

2A

2

Scott

Charles D

9 Jan 1922

8 Dec 1997

Son of Chad D & Effie (BROWN) SCOTT.


Pfc., US Army, WW II.

9928

2A

8

Scott

Elmer J

6 Nov 1891

6 Jan 1972

Son of Thomas & Mattie (HIGHFIELD) SCOTT.


Indiana, Pvt., Btry. B, 6th Fld. Arty., WW I.

9777

2A

5

Scott

Ernest N

15 Aug 1890

2 Aug 1947

Husband of Orpha I SCOTT.

“Father’

9187

1E

5

Scott

Gladys M

17 Jan 1911

4 Dec 2001

Wife of Leo M SCOTT.

“Our Children:  Darwin, Sharon

9799

9800

2A

6

Scott

Hazel Lee

17 Apr 1928

3 Dec 2013

nee GAMBILL.  Wife of Therne N SCOTT.  Married 24 Oct 1947.  Daughter of Irvin Grover & Lillie M (FISHER) GAMBILL. 


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1316

2D

16

Scott

Hazel M

4 Aug 1907

30 Jul 1994

Wife of Walter A SCOTT.

11028

2D

16

Scott

Isabelle "Belle" Hobson

1 Jul 1888

25 Jan 1936

nee HOBSON.  Wife of Elmer J SCOTT. 


Daughter of William & Sarah (COOK) HOBSON.


“Mother”

9009

1E

1

Scott

Leo M

11 Feb 1907

28 Mar 1981

Husband of Glady M SCOTT.

“Our Children:  Darwin, Sharon

9799

9800

2A

6

Scott

Martha P

16 Sep 1926

15 Mar 2011

nee PHELPS.  Wife of Thurman K SCOTT.  Daughter of George Ray & Elizabeth Phebe (SHEPARD) PHELPS.


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1626

2C

7

Scott

Mattie

1870

1932

“Mother”

DISCARED STONE; broken.
(See next listing!)

9017

9018

1E

1

Scott

Mattie E

22 May 1870

8 Jul 1932

ne HIGHFIELD.  Wife of Thomas B SCOTT. 


Son of Samuel J & Esther HIGHFIELD.


“Mother”

9048

1E

2

Scott

Orpha I

11 oct 1890

8 Arp 1956

Wife of Ernest n SCOTT.


“Mother”

9187

1E

5

Scott

Rex Allen

15 May 1958

2 Jan 2014

Son of Therne & Hazel L SCOTT. 


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1317

2D

16

Scott

Therne N

8 Jun 1924

--

Husband of Hazel L SCOTT.  Married 24 Oct 1947.

1316

2D

16

Scott

Thomas B

1870

1956

Husband of Mattie E (HIGHFIELD) SCOTT.


“Father”

9048

1E

2

Scott

Thurman K

8 Jun 1924

--

Husband of Martha P (PHELPS) SCOTT.

1626

2C

7

Scott

Walter A

23 Jul 1909

16 Feb 1989

Husband of Hazel M SCOTT.

11028

2D

16

Scott

William D

28 Jun 1942

8 Oct 1980

“Husband”

9914

2A

8

Selby

Wanda Mae

22 Aug 1937

7 Jun 2015

nee PADGETT. 


Daughter of William & Lois (SCOTT) PADGETT. 


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4063

2A

8

Selfe

Chester F “Jack”

20 Oct 1918

18 Jan 2010

Husband of Virginia Lorraine (RILEY) SELFE.  Married 3 Feb 1946. 


US Army Air Corps, WW II.


4476

2D

12

Selfe

Virginia Lorraine

10 Feb 1922

19 Jun 2012

nee RILEY.  Wife of Chester F “Jack” SELFE.  Married 3 Feb 1946.  Daughter of Charles & Mary Ann (HATFIELD) RILEY. 


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4476

2D

12

Sensabaugh

Montie Marie Ivy

31 May 1938

10 Jan 1993

nee IVY.  Daughter of Mont C & Grace E IVY.

9402

1F

3

Sermersheim

Giles Frederick "Fred"

22 Dec 1933

19 Jan 2012

Husband of Mona (DAY) SERMERSHEIM. 


Married 25 May 1973. 


Son of Leo H & Geraldine (HILLIS) SERMERSHEIM. 


FTM3, US Navy, Korea. 


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1279

4513

2E

9

Sermersheim

Mona Joy

3 Feb 1937

--

nee DAY.  Wife of Giles Frederick "Fred" SERMERSHEIM.  Married 25 May 1973.

1279

2E

9

Settle, Sr.

James Samuel "Sam"

17 Dec 1933

24 Jul 2017

Husband of Edith H "Edie" SETTLE. 


Son of Eugene & Hazel (LYNKS) SETTLE. 


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Photo not yet available.

?

?

Shafer

Edgar C

6 Aug 1906

23 Dec 1989

“Father”

10009

2B

2

Shafer

Frances Ivey

10 Aug 1898

14 Feb 1979

nee TRUCKEY.  Wife of Ildefonso Estacado HADLEY, 1st, married 5 May 1917 in Marion County, Indiana; and  Edgar C SHAFER, 2nd. 


Daughter of Nicholas & Eliza Bell TUCKEY.


“Mother”

10008

2B

2

Sharp

Earl Everett, Jr.

8 Sep 1955

18 Feb 2009

Second husband of Jamie L (HELM) SHARP, 3rd. 


Married:  18 Mar 1989.


Son of Earl E & Phyllis (GREEN) SHARP.


SR, US Navy, Vietnam.

 

1560

2F

2

Sharp

Lynn

1937

--

Son of Lytle & Marjorie (ANDERSON) SHARP.

9781

2A

5

Sharp

Lytle

1905

1974

Husband of Marjorie (ANDERSON) SHARP.

9781

2A

5

Sharp

Marjorie

1912

2002

Wife of Lytle SHARP.

9781

2A

5

Shaw

Charles F "Charlie"

11 Sep 1931

--

Husband of Geraldine M "Gerrie" (LaGRANGE) SHAW. 


Married:  25 Sep 1955.


Our Sons:  Norman, Gordon. 


Our Grandchildren:  Austion "AJ," Jason, Dylan "DJ," Amanda.

4046

4047

2B

7

Shaw

Geraldine M "Gerrie"

13 Apr 1932

10 May 2015

nee LaGRANGE.  Wife of Charles F "Charlie" SHAW. 


Married:  25 Sep 1955.


Daughter of Clarence & Erma (MEYERS) LaGRANGE. 


Our Sons:  Norman, Gordon. 


Our Grandchildren:  Austion "AJ," Jason, Dylan "DJ," Amanda.


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4046

4047

2B

7

Sheldon

Ruth Jean

5 Dec 1934

10 Jan 2012

nee MILLER.  Wife of David MIGHT, 1st; and ? SHELDON, 2nd.  Daughter of Marshall & Ethel (SEARLES) MILLER, Sr. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4502

2E

11

Shelton

William "Bill"

15 Jun 1935

21 Sep 2016

Husband of Betty SHELTON. 


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Photo not yet available.

?

?

Shipp

Nora

15 Apr 1881

20 Dec 1918

nee PIERCE.  Wife of Daniel F HARTLEY, 1st, married 9 (sic*) Oct 1898; and James SHIPP, 2nd, married 16 Mar 1909.



*Note:  This probably was a copy error by the clerk; the 19th is probably the actual date since the license was issued on the 18th!

8963

1D

11

Shoop

Hugo M “Dutch”

1898

1972

Second husband of Hazel M (HUNT) SCHMIDT SHOOP.

9197

1E

5

Shoop

Hazel M

1906

1988

nee HUNT.  Wife of Paul B SCHMIDT, 1st, and Hugo M "Dutch” SHOOP, 2nd.

9197

1E

5

Shrode

Ada Baker

4 Dec 1870

10 Apr 1945

nee BAKER.  Wife of Marion D SHRODE.

8628

1B

16

Shrode

Marion D

13 Mar 1877

28 Feb 1957

Husband of Ada (BAKER) SHRODE.

8628

1B

16

Shroyer

Dorothy A

1906

Mar 1973

nee TERRY.  Wife of Floyd H SHROYER. 

"Born in Mount Carmel, IL"


9581

2A

2

Shroyer

Floyd H

Jan 1900

Apr 1955

Husband of Dorothy A (TERRY) SHROYER.

"Born in Degraff, OH"

9581

2A

2

Shryock

Bess

1886

1977

Daughter of John Joseph & Zoe Jane (HUTSON) SHRYOCK.

7954

1C

17

Shryock

John Joseph

12 Feb 1858

30 Sep 1938

Husband of Zoe Jane (HUTSON) SHRYOCK.  Married 15 Oct 1885 in Richland County, Illinois.  Son of William & Elizabeth SHRYOCK.

7952

1C

17

Shryock

Zoe Jane

1861

1949

nee HUTSON.  Wife of John Joseph SHRYOCK.  Married 15 Oct 1885 in Richland County, Illinois. 

7953

1C

17

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.