She was born on Oct. 11, 1927, in Goshen, Ind., to Chauncey L. and Grace (Follis) Bailey. On Feb. 24, 1946, she married Emery Wiseman who preceded her in 1971.
She was born and raised in Goshen and moved to Kosciusko County, Ind., in 1949. Jean was a machine operator for GTI in Leesburg, Ind., for 30 years. She was a member of the Country Bible Church in North Webster, Ind., and was formerly a member and past “Worthy Matron of the Order” of the Eastern Star.
Jean is survived by her daughter: Marta McDade, Winona Lake, Ind.; one son: Gerald Wiseman, Warsaw; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister: Janet Madison, Florida; two half-sisters: Betty Seymour, Middlebury, Ind.; Bonnie Boner, California; one half-brother: Roland Bailey, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by one son, one grandson, one granddaughter, two sisters and four brothers.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Oswego Cemetery.