Sandra Lee Wilson, 62, passed away on Tuesday evening January 19, 2021 at her residence in Peru, Indiana. Sandy had been suffering from COPD for several years and had been in declining health since November.
Sandy was born in Frankfort, Indiana on April 12, 1958 to Thomas Harlan and Loretta (McGill) Harlan. When she was a little girl, her biological parents became unable to care for her and she was adopted out to a local nurse, Elizabeth Westine Newton. Ms. Newton later married a widower, Clayton D. Wilson, who became Sandy’s adopted father. Sandy was raised in Michigantown where she graduated from Clinton Central High School, and later earned an Associate Degree from Ivy Tech College.
She was married four times: First to Richard Sexton, with whom she had three children: Richard Sexton, Jr., Regina Sexton, and Amber Sexton. Second to Kevin Marcantel, with whom she had two children: Christene Marcantel and Sherry Marcantel. Third to Larry Gates. Fourth to Mike Meagher.
Sandy was preceded in death by her biological parents, her adopted parents, her sister Brenda Harlan, her brother Paul Harlan, her sister Beverly Rothenberger, her son Richard Sexton, Jr., and her daughters Sherry Marcantel and Christene Marcantel.
Survivors include her daughters, Regina King (husband Jason), Amber Landis (husband John); 10 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Marilyn Middaugh, Kellena Johnson, Patricia Harlan, Angela Welch, and Doretta Knight. She is survived by her brothers Walter Wilson and Tom LeRoy Harlan.
At her request, there will be no services
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