Beverly Sayles: A woman in control


Local News

November 9, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Beverly Sayles, moved to Allen County with her late husband in the 1960s. She now lives at Moran. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN

Beverly Sayles came of age when women, who had stepped forth valiantly a decade earlier to take jobs in factories as their husbands and fathers were fighting in World War II, were being sent back home once peacetime returned.

She wasn’t having any of it.

Beverly entered the workforce straight out of high school, first in the accounting department of a trucking firm where her father worked as a driver. Then as a scheduler and receptionist at a health clinic in her hometown, Terre Haute, Ind.

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