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Sadieville woman was a wartime Rosie the Riveter

Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 7:12 am | Updated: 7:20 am, Tue Dec 6, 2011.

SADIEVILLE -- She was 17, a mountain girl from Perry County on a weekend visit to her father's Leslie County sawmill when a relative brought Lela Sizemore the news.

"I was outside with a brother when somebody came out and told us Pearl Harbor had been bombed," 87-year-old Lela Sizemore Byrd said Monday.

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