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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   06 Jan 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

Tam

Mary Ann Christmas

25 Nov 1933

30 Jun 2005

nee PATTON.
“Wife & Mother”

9820

2A

6

Tate

David

5 Apr 1817

4 Nov 1875

Husband of Nancy TATE.

“Our Parents”

8188

8187

1B

7

Tate

Nancy

10 Feb 1819

15 Nov 1885

Wife of David TATE.

“Our Parents”

8189

8187

1B

7

Taylor

Caroline S

7 Aug 1940

21 Jun 2007

Wife of William F TAYLOR.

“Parents of:  Kim, Kitt”

11262

11263

2E

17

Taylor

Chester Floyd

20 Mar 1894

5 Jan 1939

Husband of Edna E (BROWN) TAYLOR. 


Married 21 Dec 1921 in Dubois County, Indiana.


Son of Jacob B & Laura (HIGBE) TAYLOR.


Indiana, Sgt., Q M Corps. 


Enlisted: 2 Aug 1915.  Discharged:  17 Nov 1919.  Re-enlisted 18 Nov 1920 and discharged at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, 18 July 1921.

9457

9458

1F

5

Taylor

Cordelia

1875

1939

Wife of Hugh TAYLOR.

9475

1F

6

Taylor

Earle Lloyd, Rev.

5 Oct 1925

29 May 1962

Son of Chester Floyd & Edna E (BROWN) TAYLOR.

9456

1F

5

Taylor

Edith E

1898

1968

Wife of William Raymond TAYLOR.

7886

1C

13

Taylor

Edna E

26 Nov 1899

8 Dec 1992

nee BROWN.  Wife of Chester Floyd  TAYLOR.


Married 21 Dec 1921 in Dubois County, Indiana. 


Daughter of George W & Julia (ALLARDIE) BROWN.

9457

1F

5

Taylor

George B

29 Jun 1922

2 Nov 2013

Wife of Marie (GARVER) TAYLOR.  Married 14 Jun 1945.  


Son of Chester Floyd & Edna (BROWN) TAYLOR.


US Marine Corps, WW II.



"Papaw" 


"Mayor of Princeton, 1988-2000."


(Click here to view obituary.)

0005

1338

1F

5

Taylor

Goodman

28 Feb 1908

18 Jul 1977

--

9477

1F

6

Taylor

Hugh T

1873

10 Jun 1937

Husband of Cordelia "Delia" TAYLOR. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9475

1F

6

Taylor

Lowell G

1900

1963

Husband of Margaret L TAYLOR.

9476

1F

6

Taylor

Margaret L

1898

1985

Wife of Lowell G TAYLOR.

9476

1F

6

Taylor

Marie Garver

13 Feb 1923

24 Feb 2015

nee GARVER.  Wife of George B. TAYLOR.  Married 14 Jun 1945.   Daughter of Joseph GARVER & Helen (MEADOWS) GARVER TRADER.



"Meme" 


"Rosie the Riveter, WW II." 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0005

1338

1F

5

Taylor

Mary

6 May 1802

18 Nov 1873

Wife of Hayes TAYLOR.

Aged 71 yrs. & 12 ds.

8513

1B

14

Taylor

William F

2 Oct 1938

--

Husband of Caroline S TAYLOR.

“Parents of:  Kim, Kitt”

11262

11263

2E

17

Taylor

William Raymond

1897

1976

Husband of Edith E TAYLOR.

7886

1C

13

Teeters

Harold

1931

1966

Husband of Ramona TEETERS.

9617

2A

3

Teeters

Ramona

1933

--

Wife of Harold TEETERS.

9617

2A

3

Teeters

Tye Ferre

8 Feb 1979

30 May 1979

--

8150

1B

6

Tepe

Albert Lewis

17 Jun 1907

22 Jan 1984

Husband of Hazel (MISKELL) TEPE.


Son of Louis & Mary (MEIER) TEPE. 


Buried here 25 Jan 1984 per Certificate of Death.

No headstone found.

?

?

Tepe

Brittie Wilhite

21 Jun 1904

6 Mar 1980

nee JONES. 


Wife of Perry WILHITE, 1st, and  second wife of Albert Lewis TEPE, 2nd.


Daughter of E & Rada (SHAW) JONES.

8048

1B

1

Tepe

Hazel M

1 Apr 1917

16 Aug 1964

nee MISKELL.  First wife of Albert Lewis TEPE.


Daughter of Daniel MISKELL & Minnie (MARTIN) MISKELL SMITH.

9031

1E

2

Terry

Jerry L

24 Sep 1942

25 Oct 2012

Husband of Rayetta A (JONES) TERRY.  Married 13 Jun 1964.  Son of Stanley & Velma (WHITE) TERRY.


“Our Children:  Angie D, Brian L, Daniel R” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1764

1676

2A

8

Terry

Millie F

4 Apr 1884

12 Feb 1970

--

9700

2A

4

Terry

Ramona L

11 Oct 1967

29 Feb 2013

Daughter of Bill & Judy L (JOHNSON) TERRY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1258

2E

1

Terry

Rayetta A

31 Mar 1947

27 Aug 2010

nee JONES.  Wife of Jerry L TERRY.  Married 13 Jun 1964.  Daughter of Raymond & Pearl (DAVIS) JONES.


“Our Children:  Angie D, Brian L, Daniel R”


(Click here to view obituary.)

1764

1676

2A

8

Terry

Stanley M

1 Oct 1908

5 Oct 1962

--

9690

2A

4

Terry

Virgil Earl "Buddy"

1953

12 Feb 1995

Son of Stanley TERRY & Velma (WHITE) TERRY GREEN.

No headstone found or indentified.
 

?

?

Terry

William H

7 Oct 1876

15 Apr 1941

--

9439

1F

4

Tetrick

Allen Jay

15 Nov 1950

14 Dec 1950

--

9382

1F

2

Tetrick

Jerry L

27 Jun 1940

10 May 1947

--

9500

1F

7

Tetrick

Lester E

13 Jan 1942

13 Jan 1942

--

9501

1F

7

Thacker

Dovie

12 Apr 1884

10 May 1884

(On same stone as Edna THACKER.)

8965

1D

11

Thacker

Edna

2 May 1887

5 Apr 1914

(On same stone as Dovie THACKER.)

8965

1D

11

Thacker

Frank, Rev.

1891

1977

Husband fo Margarett E (KIRBY) THACKER.

7917

1C

15

Thacker

Harriett H

1856

1940

Wife of Harvey W THACKER.

“Mother”

8966

1D

11

Thacker

Harvey W

1857

1933

Husband of Harriett H THACKER.

“Father”

8966

1D

11

Thacker

Helen J

1916

1988

Wife of Victor A THACKER.

9129

1E

4

Thacker

James Arthur

5 May 1918

24 Sep 1989

S1, US Navy, WW II.

 

7919

7920

1C

15

Thacker

Jerry L

9 Nov 1935

30 Nov 2012

Husband of Judith (ASBELL) THACKER. 


Son of Victor A & Helen (FLETCHER) THACKER. 


AE1,US Navy, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1365

1C

5

Thacker

Margarett E

1897

1985

nee KIRBY.  Wife of Rev. Frank THACKER.

7917

1C

15

Thacker

Mary Violet

11 Jul 1914

31 Jul 2004

nee COX.

7918

1C

15

Thacker

Robert O

1 May 1875

1 Sep 1939

“Father”

8967

1D

11

Thacker

Victor A

1913

1968

Husband of Helen J THACKER.

9129

1E

4

Thomas

Danny L

21 Oct 1940

--

Husband of Patsy R THOMAS.

10414

2D

9

Thomas

H Wilbur

26 Jun 1925

26 Aug 1999

Husband of Nancy (SETTLE) THOMAS.  Married 13 Apr 1945.

“Our Children:  Mark R, Randall E, Carl W”

10497

10498

2D

14

Thomas

Nancy Settle

16 Mar 1927

--

nee SETTLE.  Wife of H Wilbur THOMAS.  Married 13 Apr 1945.

“Our Children:  Mark R, Randall E, Carl W”

10497

10498

2D

14

Thomas

Patsy R

26 May 1935

21 Jul 1987

Wife of Danny L THOMAS.

10414

2D

9

Thompson

Frances Faye

23 Jan 1901

11 Feb 1991

nee GILLESPIE.  Wife of Leo M THOMPSON.  Married 20 Jul 1917.

9134

1E

4

Thompson

Florence

1893

1973

Wife of Joe N THOMPSON.

8544

1B

15

Thompson

Infant

5 Feb 1924

5 Feb 1924

Infant daughter of Joe N & Florence THOMPSON.

8543

1B

15

Thompson

Jeanette R White Umpleby

2 Mar 1923

1 Nov 2004

nee WHITE.


“Mother”


“My Children:  Kenny 6 Sep 1940; Tina 27 Feb 1944; Geraldine 22 Dec 1959

10381

10382

2D

8

Thompson

Jesse W

1877

1940

Husband of Mattie M THOMSON.

“Father”

9288

1E

7

Thompson

Joe N

1894

1960

Husband of Florence THOMPSON.

8544

1B

15

Thompson

Leo M

14 Feb 1894

6 Jun 1966

Husband of Frances Faye (GILLESPIE) THOMPSON.  Married 20 Jul 1917 in Clark County, Indiana.

Indiana, Cpl Medical Department, WW I.

9134

9135

1E

4

Thompson

Mary C

1854

1933

nee KENDLE.  Wife of John SPORE, 1st; and John T THOMPSON, 2nd.

“Mother”
(Note:  John T THOMPSON is buried at the Andrew  Smith Cemetery in Montgomery Twp.)

7857

1C

11

Thompson

Mattie M

1877

1949

Wife of Jesse W THOMPSON.

“Mother”

9288

1E

7

Thompson

Vella M

30 Aug 1914

29 Nov 1937

nee BEARD.

“Sister”

9032

1E

2

Thorne

Ecil T

1900

2001

Wife of Willard F THORNE.

9644

2A

3

Thorne

Edna Violet

5 Sep 1925

13 Mar 2013

nee IVY.  Wife of EADS, 1st, and Herbert Edgar THORNE, 2nd. 


Daughter of Cecil & Ethel Grace (HART) IVY.


(Click here to view obituary.)

10065

2B

5

Thorne

Herbert Alan “Dink”

28 Oct 1967

6 Jun 2004

Husband of Sherry Lynn (HOLE) THORNE.


Son of Herbert Edgar & Edna Violet (IVY) THORNE. 


National Guard.


10064

2B

5

Thorne

Herbert Edgar

15 Sep 1923

2 Jun 1978

Second husband of Edna Violet (IVY) THORNE. 


Son of Carolous Edward THORNE & Gladys Ella (COATES) THORNE DONEGAN.


F3, US Navy.

10062

2B

5

Thorne

Willard F

1895

1960

Husband of Ecil T THORNE.

9644

2A

3

Thurston

Emma Rozella

5 Jan 1922

22 Jul 1985

“Mother”

10249

2D

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.