Sandra Kay “Sandy” Harshfield, 67, of Corydon, died Friday, February 19, 2021, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
She was born on 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. Petit 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 Petit; and her
step-grandchildren, Lindsey and Madison Summers, and David, Sam, Luke and Isabelle Harshfield.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Rev. Mark Lindsey 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