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Ruth Marie Wiseman, age 95, of Beckley, WV, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at the Bowers Hospice House, in Beckley.
Born October 5, 1922, in Sophia, WV, she was the daughter of the late Jack Monroe and Lucy Jane Jessup.
Mrs. Wiseman was a homemaker and she had been a member of the Daniels Bible Church for 40+ years, where she served in church ministry for many years, playing the piano, teaching Sunday school, Youth ministry and playing for weddings and funerals. She was also an avid baseball fan and loved her cat, Ray.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Wiseman, two sons, Vaughn Ellis Wiseman and Robert A. Wiseman II, and a daughter-in-law, Wanda Ray Wiseman. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Carl Jessup.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include, James E. Wiseman (Barbara) of Crab Orchard, WV, Kevin D. Wiseman (Linda) of Port St. Lucie, FL, and a daughter, Pamela F. Wiseman of Beckley, WV; one sister, Joyce JoAnn Pendry of Beckley and a brother, Roger B. Jessup of Hopewell, VA; grandchildren, Cecilia Chapman of Beckley, Lisa Wooten of Cary, NC, Charmaine Peters of Beckley, Joshua Wiseman of Scott Depot, Robert "Trey" Wiseman of Beckley and Samuel Wiseman of Nashville, TN; great grandchildren, Charles Robert Mann of Beckley, Lezlie Williams of Cary, NC, Alston and Aaron Calub of Scott Dept and Brooke Peters of Beckley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Paul Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity, WV.
Friends may visit with the family from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers or tributes, the family requests donations be made to the Bowers Hospice House in Ruth's memory for the care and kindness extended to Ruth and her family.
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on January 3, 2018
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