Kristen Alexandra Croxton, 34, of Madison, Indiana, was found dead after a car accident near her parents home near Milton, Kentucky, on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.
She was born Aug. 15, 1986, in Madison, to Garry Wayne and Rebecca “Becky” Jane Ogburn Croxton. She was raised in Jefferson County, Indiana around the Hanover community, and was a 2005 graduate of Southwestern High School in Hanover where she excelled in art. She graduated from Hanover College in 2009 with degrees in studio art and art history and was a Greiner Art award recipient. Her senior project is on permanent display in the Hanover College Art Department where she thrived as a student. She then attended Ivy Tech with additional coursework in industrial technology to complement her art. She had a son on Oct. 13, 2009, and devoted her life to his upbringing and care. She shared her talents as an artist by offering children’s art classes and Wine & Canvas workshops in downtown Madison and her art has displayed and sold at a number of galleries and local establishments. She has consulted for local community members on custom wall murals and other projects. In addition to her art, she was an employed by Jendy’s Pizzeria in Hanover, a member of Madison Art Club since 2005 and illustrator of the children’s book series, Healing Feelings by author Patrice Joy. She helped others who were less fortunate by providing food, shelter, transportation, art and friendship while asking nothing in return. She loved the outdoors, hiking and enjoying nature and her dog, Tommy. She loved photography and playing guitar. She was a Christian and member of Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Madison and had also attended Mt. Byrd Christian Church in Milton and Hanover Baptist Church in Hanover.
Survivors include her parents of Milton; her son, Kota Bear Croxton Perry of Milton; her companion, Jason Davis of Trimble County, Kentucky; her maternal grandmother, Olivene Ogburn of Carrollton, Kentucky; her sisters, Misty Cassady of Fishers, Indiana and DeAndra Good Taylor of Erlanger, Kentucky; her brother, Anthony Scott Good of Grand Forks, North Dakota; and her nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts, great aunts and great uncles, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Donald Grant Ogburn, in 1993; her paternal grandparents, Donald Ryan Croxton in 2009 and Daisy Irene Beech Croxton in 2014; and an uncle and an aunt.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Hanover Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Brooksburg Cemetery in Brooksburg, Indiana. Visitation is 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kristen Croxton Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.