Andrea Diana Sayles, 77, passed away peacefully at her home in Lebanon, Indiana on Sunday, March 20, 2022. She was born in Indianapolis, on February 24, 1945, a daughter of the late Byron Herbert Witte and Juanita A. (Thomas) Varvel.
A longtime resident of Boone County, Andrea attended Thorntown High School. Andrea had worked for Commercial Filters for 13 years as an assembler and for 23 years she was self-employed/owner of Sayles Aluminum–recycling cans.
In her earlier years she loved to fly in an airplane, fishing, being outdoors and traveling. She was a member of Dover Christian Church and truly enjoyed serving the community through volunteering and helping anyone in need. Andrea was a kind and generous lady who will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her adopted daughter, Amanda S. Sayles of Texas; brother, Dana (Ellen) Witte of Thorntown; sisters, Sandra Taylor of Ontario, Ohio, Nancy Morris of Lebanon, Indiana; half-sisters, Carla (Russell) Bowman of Lebanon, Indiana, Sharon (Steve) Maple of Pittsboro, Indiana, Cheryl (Marty) McGinley of Fort Myers, Florida; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Andrea was preceded in death by her husband, Richard N. Sayles; son, Thomas F. Sayles; sister, Karen Hughes; stepsister, Betty Ann Varvel; brothers-in-law, Max Taylor and Kenny Hughes; and her beloved dog, Gracie.
Funeral Services are planned for 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home in Lebanon, Indiana. Interment will follow at Sugar Plain Cemetery in Thorntown.
Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society for Boone County, P.O. Box 708, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.