Sandra U. Harrison
Sandra U. Harrison
November 11, 1936 - December 21, 2019


Sandra U. “Sandie” Harrison, 83, of Hermit’s Cove in Satsuma passed away at her daughter’s home Saturday, December 21, 2019 following a brief illness.

Sandie was born in Westfield, Massachusetts and was raised in Miami. She worked as a Dispatcher and Communications Officer for 27 years. For ten years she worked for the City of Miami, then for four years for Walton County Sheriff’s Department in DeFuniak Springs and she completed her career with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department in 1993 with 13 years of service.

She used to be a Girl Scout leader and was award a plaque for her leadership. She had been an active member of the Hermit’s Cove Community Club where she worked in the kitchen during bingo games and earned the title of “Sunshine Lady” because she was always smiling, joking around and lifting everyone’s spirits. She also enjoyed crafts, sewing, cross stitch, making shirts and other kinds of clothing, and going to Biloxi, MS.

She has gone to join her mother, Thelma S. Upson; her father, James A. Upson; and her loving son, James H. “Gator” Harrison.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Kevin Richardson of Melrose; a granddaughter and spouse, Misti Mari and Stephen Terry of Melrose; and six great grandchildren, Lily, Jazmine, Natalie, Trinity, Zachary and Gracie.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27th at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Burial will follow in Satsuma Cemetery. The family will begin receiving friends at 12:00 p.m. the day of the service.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Bread of Life, C/O First Presbyterian Church, 123 S. 2nd St., Palatka, FL 32177 or Satsuma Fire Dept., P.O. Box 125, Satsuma, FL 32189 or Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3349, 3201 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177. Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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