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Lila Lee Fruits

Lila Lee Fruits, age 94, of Brookville, Indiana, died Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the Knolls of Oxford in Oxford, Ohio.

Born September 6, 1924, in Hancock County, Tennessee, she was one of six children born to the late John L. & Sirilda Jane (Middleteon) Marcum. On December 20, 1941, she was united in marriage to Arnold J. Fruits, and he preceded her in death on January 18, 2001.

A homemaker & farmers wife, she was a member of the Whitcomb United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Robert) Schnitker of Brookville, Indiana; five grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces & nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Arnold, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Schmidt; three sisters, Nan Long, Addie Gilbert and Mary Flack; and two brothers, Neil Marcum and Lonnie Marcum.

Family & friends may visit from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.

Pastor Kevin Waltz of Emmanuel Baptist Church will officiate the Funeral Services at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, with burial following in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Franklin County Community Foundation Will Frondorf Memorial Fund, Whitcomb United Methodist Church, or the United Way of Franklin County.

The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lila Fruits, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.