Lila Jean Truitt

November 4, 1932 - November 18, 2022

Lila Jean Truitt, 90, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro. She was born November 4, 1932 in Oakland City, Indiana to the late Curtis and Ailene Pierce Shaw.  Lila Jean was a beautician for about 40 years having worked at the DeJong’s Department Store Beauty Shop in Evansville and then she had a shop in her home until she retired.  She also worked part-time for a while at Wal-Mart in Evansville.  She was a member of the Newburgh Church of Christ and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


Lila Jean was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Dean Truitt in September of 1993 and a brother, Charles Shaw.


Surviving are her two daughters, Peggy Scott and husband Trevor of Owensboro and Paula Hurm and husband David of Evansville; three grandchildren, William Paul Scott (Courtney) and Samuel Wyatt Scott (Taylor) of Owensboro and Skylar Allan Hurm of Evansville; and one brother, Jim Shaw of Indiana.


Funeral services will be 10 AM Monday, November 21, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.  Private graveside services will be in Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City.  Visitation will be from 3 PM until 6 PM Sunday and from 9 AM until time of services Monday at the funeral home.


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