L. Arlene (Bailes) Wiseman, 93, of Evans, WV, passed away March 25, 2020 in Eldercare Health & Rehabilitation, Ripley, WV, following an extended illness.

She was born November 1, 1926, in Bellburn, WV, a daughter of the late Lawrence Edward and Eva Virginia (O’dell) Bailes. Her husband Joseph Lee Wiseman; grandson, Nic Wiseman: brothers, Robert and Gerald “Jack” Bailes: sisters, Geraldine Amick and Lelia Dooley preceded her in death.

She was a former teachers aid at Ripley Elementary and a preschool teacher at Open Bible Church, Ripley, WV. She was a bookkeeper for Lee & Mack Associates and a member of Praise Cathedral Church, Ravenswood, WV. Arlene, was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter # 17 Ripley, WV. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren building blanket tents.

Survivors include her son, Jeffrey Scott Wiseman and Amy of Reidsville, N.C.: daughter, Rebecca Evalene Bartram and Allan of Evans; brother, William Bailes of Hurricane; sister, Linda Willis of Summersville; grandchildren, A.J. (Elizabeth) Covell, Tyler Bruce (Megan) Wiseman, Evalene Mae (Teraun) Marcus, Evan (Ashley) Bartram: great grandchildren, Brock Lynch, Lilli, Dominic Lee and Declan Wiseman.

Services will be private. Burial will be in the Otterbein Cemetery, Evans, WV.

Arrangements provided by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Condolences may be shared with the family at: castofuneralhome.com