Lila Greer was born in Norwood, Ohio in 1929. She married Jack in 1953 and moved to Fort Thomas, Kentucky across the Ohio River. Lila met Jack at the University of Cincinnati and graduated from the same class where she majored in English. The family lived in Ft. Thomas and moved to the farm in 1993. Some of their crops included corn and soybeans. Seven months out of the year Jack and Lila would live on the farm and then would commute to their winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona.