Eula Jane Maxwell, 79, Belfair, Wash., died Nov. 9, 2000, in Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.

She was born March 30, 1921, in Porter, Wash., to Robert and Rena (Ray) Cox.

Mrs. Maxwell attended Oakville High School in Oakville Wash.

She married Benton R. Jewell June 12, 1940. She and her husband lived in Brookings from 1948 to 1960. He died in 1963.

She married John J. Maxwell Dec. 21, 1979, in Reno, Nev.

Mrs. Maxwell enjoyed crocheting.

Survivors are her husband John J. Maxwell, Belfair, Wash.; sons Richard Jewell, Reno, Nev.; Rodney Russell Jewell, Belfair; daughter Sharon Tangen, Crescent City; sister Neva Walters, Belfair.

Also surviving are four grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Tuesday at Lewis Funeral Chapel in Bremerton, Wash.

She was cremated at Cherry Grove Crematory.

Memorial donations may be made to the Kitsap County AIDS Foundation, designated for Rodney Jewell, 109 Austin Dr., Bremerton, WA 98312.

Arrangements were under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Bremerton, Wash.