Sandra Kay “Sandy” Harshfield, 67, of Corydon, died Friday, February 19, 2021, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She was born August 21, 1953 in Salem, Indiana. Sandy was a nurse practitioner and Professor of Pediatrics at Galen College of Nursing in Louisville, formerly taught at Spencerian College and at the University of Louisville, worked as a nurse at Kosair Children’s Hospital, and was a member of IBRA (International Barrel Racing Association) and KMWBRA (Kentucky Men’s and Women’s Barrel Racing Association).
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald R. Wills; her husband, James E. “Jim” Harshfield; her step grandson, Steven Summers; and her step great granddaughters, Marissa and Brynlee Summers.
Survivors include her mother, Mary Jane Wiseman Atkins (Ray Atkins) of Clarksville, Indiana; her son, Donald E. Harshfield (Victoria) of Lanesville, Indiana; her daughter, Crystal S. Pettit of Jacksonville, North Carolina; her step son, James D. Harshfield (Keri) of Corydon; her step daughter, Dawn D. Summers (Steve) of New Middletown, Indiana; her brothers, Carter L. Wills of Salem, Indiana and Donnie R. Wills (Teresa) of Fredericksburg, Indiana; her grandchildren, Ethan and Kira Pettit; her step grandchildren, Lindsey and Madison Summers, and David, Sam, Luke and Isabelle Harshfield; and her two step great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Rev. Mark Windley will officiate. Burial will be in Pfrimmer’s Chapel Cemetery near Corydon.
Visitation will be from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and after 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Norton Children’s Hospital at https://nortonchildrens.com/donate or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org/donate.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Baker, Curtis Bumm, Kevin Isham, Alfie Sanders, Austin Sanders, and Steve Summers.
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