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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   01 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-

ion

Row

Wiard

Edna Warren

1892

1976

--

9305

1E

7

Wick

Philip Wayne "Red"

29 May 1038

29 Aug 2015

Husband of Brenda WICK. 


Son of Floyd & Phyllis "Louise" WICK. 


Children:  Greg, Lisa.


US Army. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3974

 

2E

15

Wiest

Leo I

21 Apr 1926

21 Apr 1987

Husband of Mary M (HOGG) WIEST.


Pvt., US Army, WW II.

10350

10351

2D

6

Wiest

Mary M

28 Feb 1925

25 Nov 2013

nee HOGG.  Wife of Leo I WIEST.  Daughter of William C & Carrie E (BELCHER)  HOGG. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10350

2D

6

Wiggins

Martha M

abt 1782

17 Feb 1864

Wife of James H WIGGINS.

Mother of Freelove (WIGGINS) WOODS.

(Barely legible.)

7711

1C

5

Wilder

Danny R "Doc"

22 Jan 1961

18 Nov 2015

Husband of Kim WILDER. 


Son of Daniel & Sandra WILDER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3921

2E

3

Wildt

Beauford D

28 Dec 1915

2 Jan 1984

Husband of Mildred M WIlDT.  Married 28 Mar 1936.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

10001

10002

2B

2

Wildt

Carol J

4 Nov 1932

---

Wife of Vernon A WILDT.  Married 14 Jul 1956.

“Our Daughter:  Trixie Lee”

9993

9994

2B

2

Wildt

Kermit F “Trix”

7 Jul 1908

17 Sep 1988

Husband of Leona “Lee” WILDT.  Married 8 Oct 1946.

10025

2B

3

Wildt

Leona “Lee”

24 Aug 1917

30 Apr 1996

Wife of Kermit F “Trix” WILDT.  Married 8 Oct 1946.

10025

2B

3

Wildt

Mildred M

20 Jun 1918

3 Oct 1978

Wife of Beauford D WILDT.  Married 28 Mar 1936.

10001

2B

2

Wildt

Vernon A

14 Apr 1911

11 Aug 1995

Husband of Carol J WILDT.  Married 14 Jul 1956.

“Our Daughter:  Trixie Lee”

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

9993

9994

9995

2B

2

Wildt

Robert Earl

3 Mar 1933

3 Jun 2006

Sgt., US Marine Corps, AB US Air Force.  Korea, Vietnam.


20001
 

2B

2

Wiley

Clifford D

4 Apr 1932

26 Mar 1970

--

9755

2A

5

Wiley

Horace H

5 Jul 1907

25 Jun 1982

Son of J Oliver WILEY.

9634

2A

3

Wiley

J Oliver

8 Jul 1878

19 Nov 1957

“Father”

9634

2A

3

Wiley

Jane

1906

1981

Daughter of Carrie Northern SCOTT.

9589

2A

2

Wilgus

Nancy S

28 Aug 1882

1 Jul 1907

--

8366

1B

11

Wilhite

Lawrence

1870

1930

--

8298

1B

10

Wilhite

Loucinda B

1859

1941

--

8299

1B

10

Wilhite

Perry

1900

1936

--

8049

1B

1

Wilkens

Ruby O

14 Jan 1925.

--

nee MILNER.  Wife of Walter Lowell WILKENS.


Married 27 Nov 1945.

10197

2C

5

Wilkens

Walter Lowell

19 Apr 1927

4 Mar 1984

Husband of Ruby O (MILNER) WILKENS.


Married 27 Nov 1945


Son of Arthur H & Pauline H (BALL) WILKENS.

10197

2C

5

Wilkens

Walter Lowell "Bud"

20 Sep 1950

6 Feb 2012

Son of Walter Lowell & Ruby O  (MILNER) WILKENS. 


US Army Reserves.


(Click here to view obituary.)


0525_1  (Courtesy of JED)

0525_2  (Courtesy of JED)

2C

4

Wilkerson

George B

?

?

Veteran.

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

No headstone found or identified.
 

?

?

Wilkey

Addie

1890

1923

nee REAVIS.  First wife of Allen WILKEY.

1462

1461

1B

2

Wilkey

Allen

1892

1962

Husband of Addie (REAVIS) WILKEY, 1st; and Millie A WILKEY, 2nd.
(Note:  He is buried with his second wife in RIDGELAND Township Cemetery, Thawville, Iroquois County, Illinois.  See Find-A-Grave memorial #31936139)

(Thanks to Janet Douglas for this information.  24 Apr 2011)

1462

1B

2

Wilkey

Farnia

14 Sep 1882

22 Dec 1922

Wife of James Harmey WILKEY.

8810

1D

5

Wilkey

Grace B

27 Jul 1884

2 Aug 1966

“Mother’

8888

1D

8

Wilkey

James Harmey

27 Sep 1880

24 Jun 1943

Husband of Farnia WILKEY.

8811

1D

5

Wilkinson

William H

abt 1836

--

Pvt., Co. B., 91st Reg. Indiana Inf.


7935

1C

16

Williams

Bessie E

1894

4 May 1988

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

“Mother”

(Note:  See also "Preston, Bessie W")

7887

1C

13

Williams

Betty J

17 Oct 1929

18 Oct 1978

--

10115

2B

7

Williams

Beulah J

1898

1979

Wife of R Frank WILLIAMS.

9533

2A

1

Williams

Billy A

12 Jul 1979

27 Jul 1995

“Son & Brother”

9941

2A

8

Williams

Blondell

1905

1973

Wife of Claude J WILLIAMS.

9779

2A

5

Williams

Claude J

1897

1976

Husband of Blondell WILLIAMS.

9779

2A

5

Williams

Donald Craig

17 Nov 1947

11 Feb 2004

Son of Kenneth M & Nola M WILLIAMS.

QMSN, US Navy, Vietnam.

9615

2A

3

Williams

Donald Lee

3 Feb 1933

28 Jul 2003

Husband of Susan Jane WILLIAMS.

Our Daughters:  Lisa, Julie Jill, Angie”

A1C, US Air Force, Korea.

11240

11241

2E

15

Williams

Glendon

28 Apr 1929

24 Aug 2007

--

10406

2D

8

Williams

Helen A

12 Feb 1944

2 Sep 1998

nee DILL.  Wife of ? WILLIAMS, 1st; and  George W TERRY, 2nd, married 19 Jan 1988.  Daughter of Clarence R & Mildred Lucille (GRIFFIN) DILL.

9803

2A

6

Williams

Jasmine N

14 Dec 1996

2 Mar 2000

Daughter of Bradley CROPPER & Stacey WILLIAMS.

9953

2A

8

Williams

Joe Henry

9 Aug 1940

17 Jun 2005

Husband of Ruth Elaine WILLIAMS

11274

2E

18

Williams

John E

15 Jun 1929

--

Husband of Vera June (CLARK) WILLIAMS.  Married 23 Jun 1950.

Photo by JED

2D

11

Williams

Kenneth M

1916

--

Husband of Nola M WILLIAMS.

9614

2A

3

Williams

Mary Jane

1902

9 Apr 1993

nee RIDENOUR.  Wife of Willard R WILLIAMS. 


Daughter of John H & Sophia (BIGGERS) RIDENOUR.

10122

2B

7

Williams

Michele Kaye

27 Jul 1949

16 Mar 2015

nee VIRE. 


Daughter of Howard F & Ruth (HIGGINSON) VIRE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4029

2D

19

Williams

Nola M

1916

1964

Wife of Kenneth M WILLIAMS.

9614

2A

3

Williams

Phyllis J

2 Nov 1927

--

Wife of Ralph A WILLIAMS.

“Our Daughter:  Shoan”

9534

9536

2A

1

Williams

R Frank

1895

1960

Husband of Beulah J WILLIAMS. 


Son of James Dillard & Halie WILLIAMS.

9533

2A

1

Williams

Ralph A

27 Apr 1925

27 Nov 2004

Husband of Phyllis J WILLIAMS.

“Our Daughter:  Shoan”

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

9534

9536

9535

2A

1

Williams

Ralph

--

--

"... lost his legs in an accident and buried them separately"

(Thanks to Janet Douglas for this information.  28 Oct 2010)

9498

1F

7

Williams

Robby C “Bone Yard”

26 May 1970

7 Arp 1998

Son of Helen (DILL) WILLIAMS.

9936

2A

8

Williams

Ruth Elaine

10 Jul 1941

--

Wife of Joe Henry WILLIAMS.

11274

2E

18

Williams

Stancil O

1893

1951

Husband fo Bessie E WILLIAMS.

“Father”

7887

1C

13

Williams

Susan Jane

23 Dec 1952

--

Wife of Donald Lee WILLIAMS.

Our Daughters:  Lisa, Julie Jill, Angie”

11240

11241

2E

15

Williams

Thomas Jason

27 Sep 1976

12 Aug 2002

Son of Tom & Barbara WILLIAMS.

11277

2E

18

Williams

Vera June

12 Jun 1928

10 Jun 2014

nee CLARK.  Wife of John E WILLIAMS.  Married 23 Jun 1950


Daughter of Lloyd & Mabel (EVERS) CLARK. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo by JED

2D

11

Williams

Willard R

1901

1977

Husband of Mary Jane WILLIAMS.

10122

2B

7

Willis

Gussie Ellen

16 Jan 1920

3 Dec 2008

nee THROWER.  Wife of Henry M WILLIS.


Married 3 Mar 1937


Daughter of Orester Rufus & Bessie E THROWER.


“Daughters:  Dotty & Charlotte

11278

2E

18

Willis

Henry M

23 Oct 1918

15 Jul 2001

Husband of Gussie Ellen (THROWER) WILLIS.


Married 3 Mar 1937.


“Daughters:  Dotty & Charlotte” 


US Army, WW II.  DSA, Bronze Star.


11278

2E

18

Willis

Mary Jo

22 Jul 1937

--

Wife of Paul Gene WILLIS.

“Our Children:  Cheryl, Rebecca, Anita, Paul Jr”

11238

11239

2E

15

Willis

Paul Gene

28 Aug 1936

28 Oct 2006

Husband of Mary Jo WILLIS.

“Our Children:  Cheryl, Rebecca, Anita, Paul Jr”

11238

11239

2E

15

Willis

Steven Ray

9 Jun 1955

1 Jul 2013

Son of Shirley FERREL.


"Grandson of Marjorie & Doris Olds."

4085

1E

6

Wilson

Jeannetta "Jean"

10 Jul 1928

2 Dec 2013

nee ALDRIDGE.  Second wife of Delmar "Del"

WILSON. 


Daughter of Jeff & Goldie Mae (HUNT) ALDRIDGE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.



?

?

Wilson

Margaret Ann

13 Jul 1932

3 Apr 1998

nee TAPLEY.  Wife of Verle WILSON.

11103

11104

2D

21

Wilson

Suzanne L “Sue”

2 Jul 1939

--

Wife of William L “Bill” WILSON.

“”Our Grandchildren:  Shane & Sydney”

11007

11008

2D

15

Wilson

Ulus Verle, Major

1 Dec 1933

6 Oct 2012

Husband of Margaret A WILSON. 


Son of Leo Verle & Sarah Leona (CARPENTER) WILSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11103

11104

2D

21

Wilson

William L “Bill”

10 May 1937

12 Feb 2003

Husband of Suzanne L “Sue” WILSON.

“Our Children:  Brad & Stacy”

“”Our Grandchildren:  Shane & Sydney”

11007

11008

2D

15

Winkler

David Carlos

23 Sep 1951

4 Oct 1989

Son of Don C & Marcella  Maxine (LANE) WINKLER.

10004

2B

2

Winkler

Don C

8 Jul 1930

24 Nov 1987

Husband of Marcella Maxine (LANE) WINKLER. 


Married 3 Aug 1949


Son of Carlos F & Catherine M WINKLER.

4459

2B

2

Winkler

Jeffrey Wayne

14 Oct 1956

26 Jul 1991

Husband of Jeanne E WINKLER. 


Son of Don C & Marcella  Maxine (LANE) WINKLER.


“Father of:  Curtis Wayne, hannah Ellen, Cale Don Carlos”

10005

10006

2B

2

Winkler

Marcella Maxine

3 Aug 1932

9 Apr 2012

nee LANE.  Wife of Don C WINKLER. 


Married 3 Aug 1949


Daugher of Marion & Flossie (GALLAGHER) LANE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4459

2B

2

Wise

Addie Cline

1866

1940

nee CLINE.  Wife of Christopher Grant WISE.  Married 24 Dec 1889.

9120

1E

4

Wise

Beverly Ann

18 Jul 1937

17 Feb 2006

nee COOMER.  Wife of Fred WISE.


Married:  27 Apr 1957. 


“Our Sons:  Richard L, Ronald B, Russell W”

11019

11020

2D

16

Wise

Christopher Grant

30 Sep 1866

29 Dec 1967

Husband of Addie (CLINE) WISE.  Married 24 Dec 1889.  Son of Abram H & Lucinda WISE.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9119

1E

4

Wise

Fred

2 Jan 1936

17 May 2017

Husband of Beverly Ann (COOMER) WISE. 


Married:  27 Apr 1957. 


Son of Jerauld "Doc" & Marie (ROBLING) WISE.


“Our Sons:  Richard L, Ronald B, Russell W” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11019

11020

2D

16

Witherspoon

Artemesia

31 Jul 1811

6 Dec 1865

nee MONTGOMERY.  Consort of John M WITHERSPOON.  Married 1 Dec 1932.

Aged 54 ys. 5 ms. 6 ds.

7654

1C

2

Witherspoon

Estelle

1900

1965

--

8316

1B

10

Witherspoon

Etta Polk

1858

1931

--

8317

1B

10

Witt

Carl Vernon

26 Oct 1928

13 Sep 2009

Husband of Delores WITT.  Son of Arthur & Daisy (SCOTT) WITT. 


Son of Arthur & Daisy Ann (SCOTT) WITT.


(Click her to view obituary.)

10019

2B

3

Witt

Delores

1934

--

Wife of Carl Vernon WITT.

10019

2B

3

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.