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Sandra K. Harshfield

Sandra K. Harshfield Sandra K. Harshfield

Sandra Kay (Sandy) Harshfield, 67, of Corydon, Ind., died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind.

She was born Aug. 21, 1953, in Salem, Ind.

Sandy was a nurse practitioner and professor of pediatrics at Galen College of Nursing in Louisville, Ky., 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 the 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, Ind.; her son, Donald E. Harshfield (Victoria) of Lanesville, Ind.; her daughter, Crystal S. Pettit of Jacksonville, N.C.; her stepson, James D. Harshfield (Keri) of Corydon; her stepdaughter, Dawn D. Summers (Steve) of New Middletown, Ind.; her brothers, Carter L. Wills of Salem and Donnie R. Wills (Teresa) of Fredericksburg, Ind.; 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 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. The Rev. Mark Windley will officiate. Burial will be in Pfrimmer’s Chapel Cemetery near Corydon.

Visitation will be from 12 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Baker, Curtis Bumm, Kevin Isham, Alfie Sanders, Austin Sanders and Steve Summers.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Norton Children’s Hospital at or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or at