December 3, 2014

Aaron Standley – Bedford
Aaron J. Standley, 64, of Bedford, passed away at his residence.
He was born May 27, 1950 in Bedford, Indiana, the son of Gorman and Patricia (West) Standley.
A private graveside service will be on Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be sent to White River Humane Society.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Helen Trowbridge – Mitchell
Helen Trowbridge, 87, of Mitchell, died at 1:55 a.m. on Tuesday, December 02, 2014 at Mitchell Manor.
Born March 9, 1927 in Shoals, she was the daughter of William Henry and Mable Roxie (Holt) Chastain. She married Dennis Trowbridge and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include children, Judy Watson of Needmore, Doug Trowbridge of Arkansas, Etta Gilbert of Needmore, Carol Abel and husband, Bob, of Bedford, Anthony Trowbridge of Bedford, Scott Trowbridge and wife, Tammy, of Bedford, Lynn Trowbridge of Bedford; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Trowbridge of Bedford.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sons, Dennis Lee Trowbridge, Richard Trowbridge and Joseph Trowbridge; two son-in-laws, David Gilbert and Larry Watson; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Trowbridge.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 5th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with James Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Knott Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday, December 5th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Helen at
Steven W. Louden – Bedford
Steven W. Louden, 62, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at I.U. Health Hospital, Bedford.
Born October 28, 1952, in Bedford, Indiana, he was the son of Loren W. Louden and Barbara (Clements) Louden.
He married Penny McGill on September 12, 1974; she preceded him in death on October 20, 2013.
He was a graduate of Oolitic High School. He attended Springville Methodist Church. He was a retired machinist.
Surviving are one son, Steve (Charity) Louden, of Oolitic; one daughter, Tanalee (Shane) Chapman, of Bloomington; four grandchildren, Emmalee and Haleigh Louden, and Gavin and Maddox Chapman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Funeral service will be on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Kevin Giggy officiating. Friends may call on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be considered to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Arthur W. Wilcoxen – Bedford
Arthur W. Wilcoxen, 55, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday November 30, 2014.
He was born on September 19, 1959 in Lawrence County to Gerald and Olive (Kern) Wilcoxen. He had worked at the Dana Corporation in Mitchell.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Wilcoxen and Britney Wilcoxen, both of Mitchell, brother, John (Lisa) Wilcoxen of Bedford, step-brother, George (Tammy) Wilcoxen of Colorado, sisters, Mary (Gordon) Canada of Bedford and Paulette Flynn of Bloomington, niece, Shelley (Donnie) Silvers of Bedford, several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jerry Wilcoxen.
Arthur went home to be with his family, he was a member of New Union Christian Church.
Cremation was chosen with a memorial service at a later date.
Cresthaven Funeral home is in charge of arrangements
Barbara Joan Lindley – Mitchell
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Barbara Joan Lindley, 87, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Monday, December 1, 2014, at her residence.
Born October 10, 1927, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Everett and Mabel (Bowers) Conley. She married Alvin C. “Dude” Lindley June 29, 1946, and he preceded her in death April 22, 1989.
Barbara retired as treasurer of Mitchell Community Schools. She was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, and Order of Eastern Star. She was a 1946 graduate of Mitchell High School.
Survivors included children, Brenda K. Wray, Mitchell; Robert Keith Lindley, Garland, Texas, Kathy J. Kirk, Mitchell, grandchildren, Christopher Lindley, Robyn Lindley, Cory Kirk, and Kym Kirk, siblings, Howard Conley, Loveland, Ohio, Mary Jane Hartley, Campbellsburg, William A. Conley, Mitchell, Kay Goodman, Polk City, Florida, Wayne Conley Polk City, Florida, David Conley, Orleans
Her parents; sister, Gail Witmer, and brothers, Elmer Conley and Edgar Conley; grandson, Kerry King, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother David Conley officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 -7 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Justin Henderson, Rodney Tincher, David Conley, Richard Keller, Barry Bishop, and Tab Street
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Michael A. Craig – Jeffersonville
Michael A. Craig, 60, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 2014, at his residence.
Born June 24, 1954 in Bedford, he was the son of Aaron and Doris (Rainey) Craig. He married Diane Stewart December 20, 1973. Mike had been employed at Carpenter Body Works and Heartland Payment Systems in Jeffersonville. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1972.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Craig, Jeffersonville; son, Matthew Aaron (Alisha) Craig, Perrysburg, Ohio; grandchildren, Caleb Aaron Craig and Mattison Faith Craig; brother, James Patrick Craig, Mitchell; sister, Terri Anne (Michael) Miller, Bedford; aunt, Mildred Callahan, Bedford; 4 nephews and 2 nieces
His parents preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 6, at Stonegate Faith Center, 134 M Street, Bedford, with Matthew Craig officiating.
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Condolences may be sent to the family at