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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

Wright

Anna S

1 Apr 1865

3 Jul 1950

--

8018

1A

1

Wright

Atley C

20 Sep 1895

17 Mar 1986

Husband of Charlotte Roseline (LINDY) WRIGHT.  Married 1 Nov 1947.

8180

1B

6

Wright

Barbara “Genney”

17 Jan 1932

--

Wife of Robert L WRIGHT, Sr.

10290

2D

3

Wright

Bill G

6 Jun 1946

5 Nov 2007

Husband of Sandra L (EALEY) WRIGHT. 


Married 20 Feb 1966


Son of Jessie B & Beatrice (DOSSETT) WRIGHT.

11121

2D

22

Wright

Charles Edward, Sr.

5 Nov 1889

28 Jun 1963

Husband of Ruth Gladys (HART) WRIGHT.


Indiana, Pvt., 325th Field Arty. WW I.

8009

8011

1A

1

Wright

Charley H

27 Jun 1890

13 Sep 1953

--

8017

1A

1

Wright

Charlotte Roseline

6 Aug 1918

25 Sep 2003

nee LINDY.  Wife of Atley C WRIGHT.  Married 1 Nov 1947.  Daughter of Charles Everett "Charley" & Charlotte Rose "Lottie" (ELLIOTT) LINDY.

8179

1B

6

Wright

Donald Lee

11 Aug 1948

21 Jul 1988

Husband of Edna WRIGHT.  Son of Bob WRIGHT & Barbara  WRIGHT.

“Loving father to: Scot, Shannon, Cwynne, Shaw, Steven & Michael.”

US Navy, Vietnam


(Click here to view obituary.)

8958

8959

1D

11

Wright

Emma

1870

1929

Wife of Ottis WRIGHT.

“Mother”

8178

1B

6

Wright

Emma M

1867

1958

Wife of Major C WRIGHT.

8595

1B

15

Wright

Helen Pearl

1893

12 Jun 1946

nee WHITE.  First wife of Atley Cleis WRIGHT.  Married 16 Feb 1916. 


(Note:  Other sources give birth date of 1 Jan 1894.)

8110

1B

4

Wright

James F

1926

1927

Son of Charles E & Ruth G WRIGHT, Sr.

8012

1A

1

Wright

Jerry Joe

2 Jul 1966

27 Jul 1966

Son of Anthony & Linda Lou (ELLIOTT) WRIGHT.

9596

2A

2

Wright

Joan

30 Sep 1925

25 Jul 2012

nee BENNETT.  Wife of Robert P WRIGHT. 


Daughter of William H & Julia J (OSBORNE) BENNETT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4456

1B

6

Wright

John D

28 Jun 1903

26 Dec 1955

Indiana, Sgt., 591st Field Arty. Bn., WW II.

9591

2A

2

Wright

John William

26 Nov 1926

5 May 2017

Husband of Mae Dean “Tad” (DEARING) WRIGHT. 


Son of Providence & Katie (WILSON) WRIGHT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10377

2D

7

Wright

Linda Lou

4 Apr 1945

10 Dec 2015

nee ELLIOTT. 


Daughter of Clarence W "Joe" & Martha R (HUNT) ELLIOTT. 


Mother of Jerry Joe. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4082

Photo courtesy of JED.

2A

2

Wright

Mae Dean “Tad”

14 Jul 1929

23 Aug 2016

nee DEARING.  Wife of John William WRIGHT. 


Daughter of Harley & Anna Mae (MILLER) DEARING. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

10377

2D

7

Wright

Major C

1870

1908

Husband of Emma M WRIGHT.

8595

1B

15

Wright

Matilda Polk

1841

1939

--

8623

1B

16

Wright

Michael L

1 Sep 1970

1 Feb 1971

Son of Donald Lee WRIGHT.

8960

1D

11

Wright

Nancy F

27 Jul 1918

31 Dec 1999

nee ARMSTRONG.  Wife of Ronald WRIGHT.

9573

2A

2

Wright

Ottis

1868

1933

Husband of Emma WRIGHT.

“Father”

8178

1B

6

Wright

Pamela Sue

--

16 Apr 1949

“Infant”

8113

1B

4

Wright

Robert Leon, Sr.

4 Apr 1924

12 Apr 2003

Husband of Barbara “Genny” WRIGHT.  Son of Charles Edward & Ruth Gladys (HART) WRIGHT, Sr.


CS1, US Navy, WW II, Korea.

10290

10291

2D

3

Wright

Robert P

27 Apr 1925

24 Mar 1996

Husband of Joah (BENNETT) WRIGHT.


“Husband and Father”

Cpl., US Army, WW II.

8181

8182

1B

6

Wright

Russell A “Rusty”

17 Feb 1965

13 Aug 2004

Son of Robert & Barbara WRIGHT.

10258

2D

2

Wright

Ruth Gladys

14 Feb 1896

11 Jun 1991

nee HART.  Wife of Charles Edward WRIGHT, Sr.

8009

1A

1

Wright

Sandra L

16 Feb 1950

22 Jul 2016

nee EALEY.  Wife of Bill G WRIGHT.


Married 20 Feb 1966


Daughter of Cecil & Gladys (SCOTT) EALEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11121

2D

22

Wyatt

Beverly J

20 Jan 1940

--

Wife of Robert G WYATT.  Married 22 Aug 1969.

10217

2C

7

Wyatt

H William

1919

2003

Husband of Marjorie M WYATT.

9410

1F

3

Wyatt

Marjorie M

1921

1987

Wife of H William WYATT.

9410

1F

3

Wyatt

Robert G

11 Dec 1934

--

Husband of Beverly J WYATT.  Married 22 Aug 1969.

10217

2C

7

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.