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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 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

Soderling

Louis N

1879

1968

Husband of Nettie J SODERLING.

9153

1E

4

Soderling

Nettie J

1868

1945

Wife of Louis N SODERLING.

9153

1E

4

Sollman

Brandy Nichole

16 Nov 1976

27 Apr 1996

Daughter of Ronald SOLLMAN & Diane SOLLMAN MIDKIFF.

10472

10473

2D

12

Sollman

Isabelle Woods

17 Apr 1914

9 Dec 1990

nee WOODS.

“Mother”

9902

2A

7

Solomon

William Earl

28 May 1936

7 Mar 1971

--

7931

1C

15

Spainhower

John W

1 Jan 1929

2 May 1991

Husband of Patricia (HUNT) "Pat" SPAINHOWER.

A2C, US Air Force, Korea.

 

10285

2D

3

Spainhower

Patricia H "Pat"

2 Mar 1932

29 Sep 1990

nee HUNT.  Wife of John W SPAINHOWER.

A2C, US Air Force, Korea.

10284

2D

3

Sparenberg

Laura Mae

24 Mar 1916

23 Apr 2006

nee WATKINS.  Daughter of Clyde Muriel & Callie Maye (SATTERFIELD) WATKINS.

“Mother”

10216

2C

7

Spear

Rex S

5 Dec 1896

3 Dec 1974

Husband of Zoie G SPEAR.

Pvt., US Army.

9833

9835

2A

6

Spear

Zoie G

10 Aug 1901

25 Apr 1991

Wife of Rex S SPEAR.

9833

2A

6

Speer

Elizabeth

2 May 1819

13 Dec 1890

Second wife of Eld. Jacob SPEER.

Aged 71 ys. 6 ms. 11 ds.

8265

1B

9

Speer

Jacob, Eld.

16 Sep 1801

13 Oct 1884

Husband of Nancy (HOBBS) SPEER, 1st; and Elizabeth SPEER, 2nd.


Aged 83 yr. 27 ds.

8266

1B

9

Speer

Nancy

28 Jun 1798

12 Apr 1874

nee HOBBS.  First wife of Eld. Jacob SPEER.


Aged 75 y. 9 m. 14 d.

8267

1B

9

Speight

Anna J

10 Aug 1917

23 Sep 1996

nee McCARTY.  Wife of Homer SPEIGHT.  Daughter of Arthur D & Matilda J (BINKLEY) McCARTY.

7759

1C

7

Spence

Auddie F

1895

1930

Wife of William Andrew SPENCE.

“Mother”

8105

1B

4

Spence

Betty A, Dr.

22 Nov 1926

26 Mar 2007

nee HUGHES.  Wife of William J SPENCE.

“Married 60 years”

1331

2D

1

Spence

Betty J

8 Sep 1921

3 Mar 1988

Wife of John H “Jack” SPENCE.  Married 11 Aug 1940.

9127

1E

4

Spence

Glenn A

1918

1942

Son of William Andrew & Auddie F SPENCE.

8106

1B

4

Spence

John H “Jack”

18 Aug 1914

3 Aug 1988

Husband of Betty J SPENCE.  Married 11 Aug 1940.

9127

1E

4

Spence

O C

20 Nov 1935

1 Oct 2010

Husband of Shirley SPENCE.  Son of Wyle H & Callie L (POTTS) SPENCE. 


Children:  T.C. & Paul.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1565

2D

22

Spence

William Andrew

11 Nov 1889

22 Jan 1971

Husband of Auddie F SPENCE.

“Father”

8107

1B

4

Spence

William J "Bill"

8 Jun 1920

14 Oct 2013

Husband of Dr. Betty A (HUGHES) SPENCE. 


Son of Samuel Mumford & Edna May (SERSCHELL) SPENCE. 


“Married 60 years”


S Sgt., US Army Air Forces, WW II.



(Click here to view obiuary.)

1331

1332

2D

1

Spencer

Clora I

1869

1942

nee WHITE.  Wife of John H SPENCER.  Married 30 Jun 1889.  Daughter of John M & Emily Ann (ROTHROCK) WHITE.

8210

1B

7

Spencer

John H

1856

1917

Husband of Clora I (WHITE) SPENCER.  Married 30 Jun 1889.

8212

1B

7

Spencer

Margaret Ella

1871

1955

nee WHITE.  Wife of Marshall SPENCER.  Married Nov 1896.  Daughter of John M & Emily Ann (ROTHROCK) WHITE.


“Mother”

7927

1C

15

Spencer

Marshall

1860

1933

Husband of Margaret Ella (WHITE) SPENCER.  Married Nov 1896.


“Father”

7927

1C

15

Spencer

Mary R

1892

1923

--

8211

1B

7

Spicer

Jack L, Jr.

25 Mar 1949

16 May 1991

Husband of L Gale SPICER.

“Our Children:  Michelle, Tara, Stephanie”

Pfc., US Army, Vietnam.

10398

10400

10399

2D

8

Spicer

Jack L, Sr.

23 Dec 1928

24 Oct 2003

Husband of Joan SPICER.  Married 24 Aug 1948.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

10390

10391

2D

8

Spicer

Jamie Daniel

3 Jun 1976

21 Sep 1994

Son of Jan & Joyce SPICER.
“Class clown of 1994”

10392

10393

2D

8

Spicer

Joan

18 Dec 1933

27 Mar 2003

Wife of Jack L SPICER.  Married 24 Aug 1948.

10390

2D

8

Spicer

L Gale

24 Apr 1954

--

Wife of Jack L SPICER, Jr.

“Our Children:  Michelle, Tara, Stephanie”

10398

10400

2D

8

Spore

Alice A

6 Jan 1857

18 Jan 1941

nee FRAVEL.  Husband of Andrew Jackson SPORE.  Daughter of Joseph & Mary Ann FRAVEL.

“Mother”

(Click here to view obituary.)

7829

1C

10

Spore

Andrew Jackson

20 Mar 1854

23 Sep 1934

Wife of Alice A (FRAVEL) SPORE.

“Father”

(Click here to view obituary.)

7829

1C

10

Spore

Andrew J

--

25 Sep 1875

Husband of Emaline (DAUGHERTY) SPORE.
Aged 44 Yr’s. 9 Mo’s

8661

1B

17

Spore

Arthur P

30 Oct 1916

14 Dec 1981

Husband of Mary E (TRUSTY) SPORE. 


Pvt., US Army, WW II.


8169

4452

1B

6

Spore

Bertha

17 Feb 1888

17 Feb 1888

Daughter of Isaac & Laura (POLK) SPORE.

7826

1C

10

Spore

Charley

8 May 1881

26 Jul 1881

Son of John & Mary C (KENDLE) SPORE.

7859

1C

11

Spore

Daniel K

25 Jun 1868

17 Mar 1964

Husband of Rosetta (BRASELTON) SPORE.

9199

1E

5

Spore

David

12 Nov 1802

25 Feb 1866

Husband of Lucinda (MAUCK) SPORE.

“Father”

7831

1C

10

Spore

David H

1872

1942

Husband of Dora B (RANES) SPORE.

7884

1C

13

Spore

Dicy

1839

1883

nee BINKLEY.  Wife of William SPORE.  Married 21 Nov 1861.

“Mother”

7736

1C

6

Spore

Dora B

28 Jul 1877

21 Dec 1961

nee RANES.  Wife of David H SPORE.

7885

1C

13

Spore

Dorcas

11 Sep 1853

16 Mar 1896

nee STONE.  Wife of Thomas J SPORE.

7856

1C

11

Spore

Eckla O

1864

1943

Daughter of William & Dicy (BINKLEY) SPORE.

7733

1C

6

Spore

Elbert W "Eb"

--

20 Sep 1913

Husband of Nancy (COCKRAN) SPORE.  Married 14 Dec 1848.  Son of Jacob & Nancy (WADE) SPORE.

Aged 88 years.

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No headstone found.

?

?

Spore

Emaline W

1828

14 Jan 1908

nee DAUGHERTY.  Wife of Andrew J SPORE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

8659

1B

17

Spore

Esther

1841

10 Aug 1923

nee WOODS.  Wife of Thomas J SPORE.

7652

7653

1C

2

Spore

Harvey

--

15 Aug 1876

Son of Isaac & Laura (POLK) SPORE.

Aged 2 yrs. 29 days.

7827

1C

10

Spore

Henry Callie

1862

1884

Son of William & Dicy (BINKLEY) SPORE. “Brother”

7737

1C

6

Spore

Isaac

23 Dec 1846

13 Feb 1913

Husband of Laura E (POLK) SPORE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7824

1C

10

Spore

J Millard

2 Feb 1878

21 Apr 1953

Son of Andrew J & Alice A (FRAVEL) SPORE.

7828

1C

10

Spore

Jacob, Jr

1800

1875

Husband of Nancy (WADE) SPORE.  Son of Jacob & Maria Magdelina (DRESSLER) SPORE.

No headstone found or identified.
 

1?

?

Spore

Jesse E, Dr.

1885

1960

Husband of Sarah N (WOODS) SPORE.

8193

1B

7

Spore

John

1850

8 Nov 1881

First husband of Mary Catherine (KENDLE) SPORE THOMPSON.  Son of David & Lucinda (MAUCK) SPORE.

“Father”

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7857

1C

11

Spore

Laura E

25 Sep 1854

6 Aug 1918

nee POLK.  Wife of Isaac SPORE.

7824

1C

10

Spore

Lucinda Mauck

8 Jul 1814

20 Jul 1878

nee MAUCK.  Wife of David SPORE.

“Mother”

7830

1C

10

Spore

Mary E

22 Dec 1915

11 Apr 1995

nee TRUSTY.  Wife of Arthur P SPORE.

8169

1B

6

Spore

Nancy

abt 1805

8 Mar 1884

nee WADE.  Wife of Jacob SPORE, Jr.

No headstone found or identified.
 

1?

?

Spore

Nora

--

14 Oct 1880

Daughter of Thomas J & Dorcas (STONE) SPORE.

Aged 1 Y. 2 M. 3 D.

7854

1C

11

Spore

Nora Robb

25 Jul 1871

1950

nee ROBB.  Wife of William Oscar SPORE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7875

1C

12

Spore

Rosetta

7 Nov 1869

19 Feb 1950

nee BRASELTON.  Wife of Daniel K SPORE.

9199

1E

5

Spore

Sarah N

1882

1974

nee WOODS.  Wife of Dr. Jesse E SPORE.

8193

1B

7

Spore

Thomas J

1839

10 Apr 1914

Husband of Esther (WOODS) SPORE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7652

7653

1C

2

Spore

Thomas Jefferson

20 Mar 1854

20 Jul 1915

Husband of Dorcas (STONE) SPORE.

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7855

1C

11

Spore

William

3 Mar 1839

16 Mar 1926

Husband of Dicy (BINKLEY) SPORE, 1st,  married 21 Nov 1861; and Mary E NORMAN SPORE, 2nd, married 15 Oct 1884. 


Son of David & Lucinda (MAUCK) SPORE.


“Father”


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7734

1C

6

Spore

William Oscar

1869

1964

Husband of Nora (ROBB) SPORE.

7875

1C

12

Spore

William V

10 May 1862

17 Aug 1924

Husband of  Mary E (PIERCE) SPORE, 1st, married 5 Oct 1884 in Wabash County, Illinois; and Addie May (BERNARD) SPORE, 2nd, married 27 Jan 1903.


Son of Thomas J & Esther (WOODS) SPORE.


Buried here: 19 Aug 1924. 


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No headstone found or identified.

?

?

Sprinkle

Absalom Oscar "Appie"

6 Jul 1902

28 Jan 1987

Husband of Erma R (IVEY) SPRINKLE. 


Son of John Henry Harrison "Tyler John" & Pearl Minerva (MURPHY) SPRINKLE.

9505

1F

7

Sprinkle

Dorothy F

1911

1946

“Mother”

7817

1C

9

Sprinkle

Erma R

16 Feb 1906

25 Jul 1987

nee IVEY.  Wife of Absalom Oscar "Appie" SPRINKLE.

9505

1F

7

Sprinkle

LaVeta

26 Oct 1943

29 Mar 2015

nee GARRETT.  Wife of Kenneth SPRINKLE. 


Daughter of Walter & Clara Bell (DIKE) GARRETT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0043

2E

16

NOTE:  Thanks to Gerald L "Jerry" Spore for numerous contributions relative to the Spore family genealogy!

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.